Prague – Mannfeld, Bernhard (Dresden 1848 – Frankfort/Main 1925). The Powder Tower in Prague. With crowd + fiacre. Etching printed in brown. C. 1875. Inscribed: Orig.-Rad. v. B. Mannfeld. / Druck v. O. Felsing. Berlin., otherwise in German as before. 20.8 x 15 cm.
With printer’s and publishers’ addresses of O. Felsing and Alexander Duncker resp., both Berlin. – From a set of 1889. – Three light foxspots, one of which at the text margin close to the picture. – On wide-margined light cardboard.
Offer no. 14,579 / EUR 95. (c. US$ 128.) + shipping
“ I am curious as to the history of this (original Ridinger printing-)plate (just I bought) and the others you have offered. Did you purchase them from the Ridinger estate (indirectly, indeed) or a private collector? These are truly rare one of a kind pieces ”
(Mr. L. A. F., October 28, 2003)