Rodensteiner, De. The knight with his suite riding hard across country, feared by the peasants hiding in the grain. Toned wood engraving after Gottfried Franz (Mayence 1846 – Munich 1905) for A. Closs, Stuttgart. (1875-76.) Inscribed: X. I. v. A. Closs. K. Hässig. sc. / G. Franz, otherwise in German as above. 7 × 9⅜ in (17.8 × 23.9 cm).

Cf., too, Rodenstein Castle in the Odenwald known by Scheffel’s songs. – From the about simultaneous Dutch edition.

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