Les Ceremonies Religieuses de tous les Peuples du Monde, ou Representation et Explication des principaux Devoirs, Coutumes, Pratiques, et Ceremonies sacrees et religieuses des Nations tant chretiennes qi'infideles de toute la terre. Selon L'Invention de Bernard Picard,...Gravé & Entrepris par David Herrliberguer. + Explication de Céremonies sacrées...de la Ville e du Canton de Zurich.

Basel, Daniel Eckenstein, 1750. - Zürich, Chez David Herrliberger... Chez Conrad Orell & Comp., 1752. Folio. Bound in one contemp. full calf. Richly gilt back with raised bands, 7 compartments. Gilt red titlelabel in leather. Wear to bottom corners. Spine ends having small tears. Covers and back a little rubbed. Covers with a few scratches. General title in red/black and 5 engraved part-titles in German (Heilige Ceremonien...dated 1744-45). 32,14 pp. of text and 170 fine engraved plates (of 221 as listed in the listing of the plates), of which 18 are double-page and 4 large and folded. Plates fine and clean.

Depicting in fine engravings religious ceremonies and customs from all over the world, and from all times. It seems to be only a plate-volume collecting plates from all 8 parts of the work (170 of 221 plates), text only in form of description of the plates.

Order-nr.: 49670

DKK 15.000,00