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Copernicus

Copernicus, Sacerdos, Canonicvs Regvlaris, Astronomorvm Koryphæ vs, Domnvs Nicolavs. Half-length portrait in oval. Wood engraving for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1880/81.) Inscribed as above. 5¼ × 4 in (13.5 × 10 cm).

BACK: Kahlberg. View over slightly declining clearing and pine forest at the haff. In front on the path two ladies with children. Wood engraving by Adolf Cloß (1840 Stuttgart 1894; “at his time one of the best of his profession in Germany”, Thieme-Becker; here by himself, the workshop productions prevail) after Hermann Penner (1832 Elbing 1894). Inscribed: H. Penner. / A. Clos sc. X. I., otherwise as above. 5 × 7½ in (12.8 × 18.9 cm). – Continuous text on Elbing and Fresh Haff on both sides.

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„ Habe heute Ihre Sendung dankend erhalten. Freue mich schon, das Buch meinem Mann … zu Weihnachten zu schenken. Liebe Grüße aus … am Dachstein “

(Frau K. G., 12. September 2007)