Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). The Four Seasons of the Hounds. Set of 4 sheet in etching with engraving. Supposedly early 1740s. Inscribed: avec privil. de Sa Maj. Imp. / J. E. Ridinger inv. peint grave(è) et excud à(a) augs(Augs)., otherwise with sheet title + quatrain in German-French parallel text. 18¼-18⅜ × 13¾ in (46.5-46.8 × 34.8 cm).

Thienemann + Schwarz 105-108; Schwerdt III, 136. – Coppenrath (1889/90) had the spring sheet only. – Very fine , wide-margined impressions on laid paper.

Offer no. 28,843 | sold

“ The care of the hounds let be highly recommended to you … ”

So Ridinger’s recommendation with the

“ Fair Game hounded by the Different Kinds of Hounds ”,

Th. 139-160, presently available here in a grangerized and also otherwise

absolutely exceptional copy .

“ Yes please. I take that (further) copy.
I have now fetched the (last) parcel at the post office and I was very pleased. First of all: thank you for making so good parcel. I hate when I receive damaged copies because of bad envelopes. So once again: thank you very much for handling the items with such care! For me that is another word for seriousness and professionalism.
It was also a good copy and I liked it very much.
Please let me know if there is more items coming up ”

(Mrs. G. H., June 19, 2006)


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