Riffelhornsee and Matterhorn

Riffelhornsee and Matterhorn. View along the lake with the Matterhorn raising into the clouds on the other end. Wood engraving for A. Closs, Stuttgart. (1875-77.) 8⅛ × 6⅜ in (20.7 × 16.3 cm). – BACK: Wildcat and Coughs. Royal wildcat, killing one crow, while the other gets away warning loudly. Wood engraving by E. Ost after August Specht (Lauffen on the Neckar 1849 – Stuttgart 1923) for Cloß as before. 7⅛ × 7⅜ in (18.2 × 18.7 cm). – Continuous text on ibex hunting on both sides.

Offer no. 9,554 / EUR  60. (c. US$ 73.) + shipping

“ … that I have received the parcel in good order. Very well and professional packed indeed. The litho of Mourot is according to my expectations. The drawing is rare. Colouring most probably same time … ”

(Mr. P. v. d. W., June 26, 2003)