This stunning book is a very rare find. It is the First edition of the famous work about European Heraldry. The title-page has a magnificent cartouche of a Pegasus. It contains many pages with original copper engravings of different coats of arms. It is still bound in the original vellum.
Title: Europäischer Herold. Oder Zuverläßige Beschreibung Derer Europäisch-Christlichen Kayserthums, Königreiche, freyer Staaten und Fürstenthümer; Nach ihren Natürlich - und Politischem Zustande, Kriegs- und Friedens-Religions- und weltlichen Verfaßungen Biß auf dieses 1705 Heil-Jahr
Published: Leipzig by Thomas Fritschen, 1705
Author: Leutholf von Franckenberg, Friedrich
Condition: In good to fair condition. The book is complete with all pages. There is some damage to the binding. Some pages are loose and have repairs. (Please see pictures for condition)
Size: circa 14 by 9 by 3 inches
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