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Tell's Chapel

“ And  when  I  had  descried  a  shelving  crag ,
That  jutted , smooth  atop , into  the  lake … ”

Tell’s Chapel. In the moonlight with boat approaching the chapel. Wood engraving by Lorenz Gottfried Rau (b. 1818) after Ernst Friedrich Heyn (1841 Leipsic 1894) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1875-77.) Inscribed: E. Heyn / G. Rau sc., otherwise typographically in German as above. 6¼ × 7⅜ in (15.9 × 18.7 cm).

Gallery on the Axen road

VERSO: Gallery on the Axen road. With telegraph line. Wood engraving as above, but after Albert Hertel (1843 Berlin 1912; “a true artistic relation to nature”, Thieme-Becker). Inscribed: AH (ligated) 1876, otherwise typographically in German as above. 7⅜ × 4¾ in (18.7 × 11.9 cm). – Continuous local text on both sides.

Offer no. 9,637 / EUR  50. (c. US$ 60.) + shipping


“ I am very late to thank you for your kind and detailed e-mail of Sept. 21. – We are back in the US since early Oct. and are catching up with privat and business matters.

The visit with you was a pleasure and so nice to meet you in person … The advise and first pass evaluation you gave us were realistic and appreciated … ”

(Mr. + Mrs. N. Sch., November 6, 2009)