Sawmills at the River Leda. Three of them, large and constructive the front one along with the loading of a cutter with boards. Wood engraving after Gustav Schönleber (Bietighim 1851 – Karlsruhe 1917) for Adolf Closs (1840 Stuttgart 1894, “then one of the best [wood engravers] in Germany”, Thieme-Becker). (1880/81.) Inscribed: G. Schönleber / A. Closs X. I., otherwise as above. 7 × 6⅛ in (17.7 × 15.7 cm).

BACK: In the Moor. Two cottages, at the one in front a woman hanging a drying frame. Wood engraving. 3⅝ × 7¼ in (9.3 × 18.5 cm). – Continuous text especially in respect of the peat on both sides.

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(Herr C. K., 3. November 2013)