1497  –  1507  –  1917  –  2007

Leipsic  celebrates

Leipsic Fair - Invitation

510  Years  Imperial  Fair

500  Years

Staple & Depot  Privilege

90  Years  Leipsic  Fair  Administration

90  Years  Leipsic  Fair  Signet


Welcome  at  the  Famous  Place  of  Tradition

Leipsic Fair – Invitation. Rose as opening motif set into fivefold golden line on black ground. Body color. At the reverse design pattern of a typographic invitation design in gold + black as well as rose vignette repeated twice with executed center text


Leipsic Fair - Invitation

at  the

Leipsic  Fair

C. 1920. Inscribed in German as above. 5⅝ × 3½ in (142 × 90 mm).

Elegant  illustration  design  on cardboard. – On the back lower right written reg. no. R. 473.

Offer no. 28,911 / EUR  130. (c. US$ 157.) + shipping

From  the  Century  when  the  Fair  went  on

(Leipsic, Woman from.) 1592. Colored wood engraving heightened with gold. (1877-84.) 8⅛ × 5½ in (20.5 × 14 cm). – Lipperheide Ad 46. – LEAVES FOR THE KNOWLEDGE OF COSTUMES NF. 201.

Woman from Leipsic. 1592

Traditional costume from the century when the fair went on. For developing from the early markets the

“ Leipsic  Fairs … obtained  only  a  larger  importance

when  in  1507  Emperor  Maximilian  I  vested  the  city

with  the  right  of  staple  and  depot ”

(Meyer’s Convers.-Lex., 4th ed., Leipsic 1889, X, 665/I). And in 1711 Leipsic surpassed the older Imperial Fairs of Frankfort on the Main.

Offer no. 16,077 / EUR  110. (c. US$ 133.) + shipping

In  the  Center :

The  Fair  Place  Leipsic

Saxony – Lusatia – Saxe, Carte de la Haute, et de la Lusace. Upper Saxony and Lusatia. With title-cartouche and miles indicator. Map by Edme Mentelle (1730-1815), historiographer of the Comte de Artois, engraved by P. F. Tardieu (i. e. Antoine François Tardieu L’Estrapade, 1757 Paris 1822). (1788.) 14 × 18½ in (35.6 × 47 cm).

Watermark. – Worked „pour l’Ouvrage intitulé: De la Monarchie Prussienne“. – Centered on the Fair place Leipsic , Dresden finely in the right center field . In the left outer field still with place + D(uché) Eisenach . – With Weissenfels – Naumburg – Delitzsch . – Ballenstedt – Hoym – Bernburg at the northwestern fringe . – Up to Goslar – Potsdam – Fürstenwalde – Sagan – Greiffenberg – Eger – Schweinfurt – Eschwege .

Offer no. 7,355 / EUR  138. (c. US$ 167.) + shipping

Published  in  Leipsic :

Exchange  Rates

for  Worldwide  Trading  on  the  Fair

Löhmann, Friedrich. (Tables of the Currency Calculation or Conversion, Division, Weight, and true Worth of those Currencies by which the Public Cashier’s Offices as the Trade Calculate; not only of the countries and commercial centres in Europe, but also for the places of the other parts of the world important for European trade; with 46656 … calculated results, from one to one million pieces … Leipsic, Joh. Ambr. Barth, 1826. In-4. XVI, 482 pp. incl. 6 folded leaves. Orig. wrappers.

(TABLES  FOR  THE  CONVERSION  of linear and capacity measures just as the weights and currencies … IV.) – French-German parallel text. – The French title as following:

„Tables de monnaies de compte, ou réduction, division, poids et valeur effective des monnaies d’après lesquelles ou compte soit dans les caisses publique, soit dans le commerce, non-seulement des pays et places de commerce de l’Europe, mais encore des pays et places de commerce des autres parties du globe qui sont de quelque importance pour le commerce européen; avec 46656 résultats trés-exactement calculés, depuis un jusqu’ à un million de pièces, d’après les renseignemens qui ont été adressés à l’auteur par les gouvernemens auxquels il les avait demandés directement, et d’après les recherches qui ont été faites à Londres par ordre suprême sur les monnaies des dits pays. Calculés avec soin pour la première fois.“

Opening sheets tidemarked, but already with the beginning of the main part (p. 7) hardly perceptible anymore, ditto the final 5-6 ll. in the binding. Several smaller tears in the white margin at the beginning and towards the end partly precautionarily backed acid-freely. The cover especially in the lower part of front and spine somewhat timemarked, yet not improper and irrespective of this a

fine , fresh  copy

of  this  particularly  in  the  original  interim  wrappers

rare  publication .

Offer no. 12,182 / EUR  373. / export price EUR  354. (c. US$ 428.) + shipping

„ heute kam das Paket – vielen Dank für die excellente Verpackung. Das Bild ist wirklich sehr schön … Wir freuen uns auf Ihre (weitere) Nachricht. Herzliche Grüße aus F. “

(Herr + Frau T. C., 13. Mai 2002)