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[Album amicorum].

Friendship album of Johannes Zumler, later clergyman at Brück. Meißen, Königliche Landesschule St. Afra. 32 Bll., davon 15 SS. Gedichte und 32 SS. mit 39 Eintragungen und 1 S. mit zeitgenöss. geistlichen Eintragungen von 3 Verfassern. Flexibler Pergamentband der Zeit. 8vo.
$ 4,120 / 3.500 € (73718/BN947867)

All the entries in this early 17th century friendship album, which is also notable for its unusual format and binding, date from Zumler's sojourn at the Royal School of St Afra in Meissen in Saxony, where he was educated from September 1598 to August 1604. Hence, this is also an early and unusual example of a public school friendship album, rather than than of a university student. Apart from a number of later clerics - including an early relation of Georg Agricola - most contributors are boys or teachers who later achieved some renown as scholars, such as the humanist Gallus von Racknitz.

The entries are prefixed by 15 handwritten pages of Latin poems, all copied from the works of Georg Fabricius (1516-71), who had been director of the St Afra's in 1546. - Noteworthy contributors include: 1) Gallus Baron Racknitz (1590-1658), poet and humanist. - 2) Moritz III Baron Racknitz (b. ca 1590, d. before 1658), cousin of Gallus v. Racknitz. - 3) Michael Fleischer (1580-1653), clergyman in Krakau in Saxony. - 4) Paul Werner (d. 1626) of Gottlau, deacon at Seyda near Schweinitz. - 5) Johannes Helbig (ca 1590-1646), administrator at St Afra's school from 1608 to 1645. - 6) Caspar von Hermsdorf (d. 1619). - 7) Bartolomäus Sättler (dates unknown), a son of Jacob Sättler (1540-1619), clergyman at St Nikolai in Freiberg. Jacob was a son of the cloth-maker Ambrosius Sättler and Anna Bauer, sister of the outstanding scholar and scientist Georg Agricola (1494-1555), hailed as the "father of mineralogy". - 8) Daniel Menius (1585-1604), son of the like-named rector of St Afra's (1548-1625). - 9) Johannes Richter (d. 1609). - 10) Georg Lönig (d. 1639), clergyman in Lössnig near Leipzig in 1610 and later in Zehmen. - 11) Christoph Glaser (d. 1613), clergyman in Annaberg from 1613 onwards. - 12) Johann Ulrich (dates unknown), clergyman in Dommitzsch. - 13) Johannes Conrad (d. 1636), preacher in Bohemia, from where he was evicted, then clergyman in Großwaltersdorf and since 1628 in Großwaltersdorf near Freiberg, from 1633 onwards deacon in Meissen. - 14) Abraham Plato (1570-1637), majordomo of Gallus von Racknitz. - 15) Christian Gassmann (d. 1640), teacher and deputy rector of St Afra's. - 16) Sylvester Zenck (dates unknown) of Vienna, presumably another majordomo of Racknitz. - 17) Gabriel Wagner (1587-1655), theologian; from 1610 onwards preacher at Freiberg. - 18) Samuel Starck (dates unknown), successor of Michael Starck as clergyman in Hirschfeld. - 19) Wolfgang Schaller (1582-1626), physician, professor at Wittenberg, served twice as rector, private physician to Electress Hedwig of Denmark. - 20) Samuel Richter (d. 1633), clergyman in Chemnitz. - 21) Israel Maukisch (1584-1654), 1612 deputy rector in Braunschweig, then clergyman in Pulsnitz (1613), Berthelsdorf (1617), and from 1635 onwards in Freiberg. - 22) Johannes Nicolai (d. 1643), preacher in Pillnitz, later clergyman in Seifersbach near Sachsenburg. - A charming example of a German late Renaissance pupil's friendship album..

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Stammbuchkassette des Heinrich von Benkiser. Amras (heute zu Innsbruck), Fiume (Rijeka), Krakau, Lemberg, Linz, Wiener Neustadt u. a. Titelblatt in Tuschzeichnung und 46 Bll. Mit 16 Zeichnungen (darunter tls. farbige Pinsel-, Feder, Blei- und Tuschzeichnungen), 4 Locken und 2 Trockenblumen. Pappband der Zeit mit reicher Deckel- und Rückenprägung in Rot und Gold sowie Seidenspiegel und -.
$ 706 / 600 € (22420)

Stammbuchkassette des Heinrich von Benkiser. Amras (heute zu Innsbruck), Fiume (Rijeka), Krakau, Lemberg, Linz, Wiener Neustadt u. a. 1852–1861. Titelblatt in Tuschzeichnung und 46 Bll. Mit 16 Zeichnungen (darunter tls. farbige Pinsel-, Feder, Blei- und Tuschzeichnungen), 4 Locken und 2 Trockenblumen. Pappband der Zeit mit reicher Deckel- und Rückenprägung in Rot und Gold sowie Seidenspiegel und -einschlagklappen (letztere lose). Qu.-8° (100:165 mm). – Das Stammbuch eines Offiziers der k.

u. k. Armee. Enthält neben Einträgen aus der Familie (darunter Benkisers Großvater Ernst Suschizky, ehemaliger Verwalter von Schloß Ambras) auch solche von Beiträgern mit Namen Horaczek, Meixner, Poglies, Schlegl, Windisch u. a. – Zwei (mit 1822 bzw. 1847 datierte) Blatt wohl nicht hinzugehörig..

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Viennese boxed friendship album containing autograph sentiments by Fanny Elßler, Franz Grillparzer, Johann Vesque von Püttlingen, etc. Wien. Zusammen 43 Bll. in einer dunkelroten Samtkassette der Zeit mit vier vergoldeten Messingbeschlägen und Moiréeseidenvorsätzen. Dreiseitiger Goldschnitt, roter Lederrücken. Qu.-gr.-8vo. Mit einer Beilage (s. u.).
$ 11,182 / 9.500 € (32720/BN26558)

The 33 entries, some written on the album leaf, others in letters or separate sheets of paper mounted within the album, are by the poets and playwrights Eduard von Bauernfeld, Ignaz Franz Castelli, Franz Grillparzer ("Was man den Kindern thut / Ist doppelt gut; / Weil im Erfolg, den Jeder sieht / Man ihre Ältern miterzieht"), Friedrich Halm (i. e. Baron Münch-Bellinghausen), Paul Maria Lacroma, Heinrich Laube, Betty Paoli, Otto Prechtler and Moritz Gottlieb Saphir; the scholars Helene von Druskowitz, Carl Helm, Ernst Pauer and Johann Emanuel Veith; the composer J.

Hoven (i. e. Johann Vesque von Püttlingen: five-bar muscial quotation with the text: "und wäre nicht das Bißchen Liebe, so gäb' es nirgends einen Halt"); the singers Alois Ander and Emil Götze; the actors and actresses Marie Bayer-Bürck, Carl and Elisabeth Fichtner, Amalie Haizinger, Stella Hohenfels, Carl von La Roche, Carl Lucas, Louise Neumann, Carl and Julie Rettich, Mathilde Wildauer, Charlotte Wolter and Zerline Würzburg (wife of Ludwig Gabillon) and the dancer Fanny Elßler (fragment). A signature by Emperor Franz Joseph is mounted into the album. The pretty collection is topped off by a watercolour (signed Franz Steinfeld) and an oil landscape (signed "J. W.", corners broken). - Includes an ALS by Ignaz Franz Castelli (dated Vienna, 25 March 1864)..

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Friendship album of the travelling student Mihály Pap, containing entries by Johann II. Bernoulli and Daniel Bernoulli, Johann Jakob Breitinger, Mattli Conradi, Petrus Curtenius, Johann Jakob Gessner and Johann Rudolph Stähelin. Verschiedene Orte. 85 tls. beidseitig beschriebene Bll. Ohne Einband. Qu.-8vo.
$ 11,182 / 9.500 € (61080/BN45194)

This friendship album kept by the travelling student Mihály Pap contains mainly Latin, Greek, Hebrew, and German entries, beginning in 1765 with numerous contributions from Swiss cities (Bern, Lausanne, Zurich); in the later 1760s, he collects entries mainly from German cities (Worms, Regensburg, Nuremberg, Marburg, Duisburg, etc.) as well as from London and Oxford. Somewhat curiously, although the album contains several entries from Göttingen, there is no contribution by the historian August Ludwig von Schlözer, the unrivalled star teacher for the many Hungarian exiles educated at the Georg August University.

- Somewhat browned and wrinkled; some pages with slight edge defects. Wants binding. Detailed description upon request..

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Friendship album of Conrad Friedrich Daumiller (Daumüller) from Nuremberg. Nürnberg, Altdorf, Jena u. a. O. Titel, 9 SS. Register und 290 Eintragungen auf zusammen 155 Bll. Rötlich gefärbtes Pergament der Zeit mit reicher Deckel- und Rückenvergoldung. Qu.-8vo.
$ 5,886 / 5.000 € (72837/BN46905)

A southern German student's curious and substantial friendship album, containing numerous entries and poems in German, Latin, and French, many with salacious or erotic content: "Ein Buch, ein Freund, ein Glas, ein wol gebiltes Weib / Sind der Galanten Welt vergnügter Zeitvertreib." - "Vivent les filles de quatre etages, / Jeunes, Belles, Riches, et Sages". - "Fällt un-gesundes Wetter ein, / So lachen die Doctores. / In Jena sollen Jungfern sein? / O tempora o mores!" - "In Jena giebts keine Jungfer mehr, / Es sey denn eine Fremde." - "Der Priester Fluch, / Der Juristen Buch / Und das Ding unter dem Schürztuch: / Diese drey Geschirr / Machen die ganze Welt irr".

- "Ein Mädgen Zehn Tausend reich, / An Thalern, nicht an Flöhen; / Soll diese Viertelstunde gleich / Mit mir zu Bette gehen." - "Ein Mädgen und ein Orgelwerk, / So fern ich dieses recht bemerck, / Vergleichen sich in Vielem: / Denn Beide muß man mit Bedacht, / Sowohl bei Tag als wie bei Nacht, / befingern und bespielen." Among such risqué contributions are the usual pious sayings, as well as quotations from the classics and by contemporary poets such as Gellert and Lessing. - Conrad Friedrich Daumiller (Daumüller) hailed from Nuremberg, studied theology in Altdorf and Jena, and died in 1761, still a young man, as a candidate for a preacher's office at the Carmelites' monastery in Nuremberg. Another friendship album of Daumiller's is known in the Anna Amalia library in Weimar, covering a similar period of time but comprising no more than 28 entries (Stb 318; acquired from a Nuremberg auction in 1811; cf. K. Goldmann, Nürnberger und Altdorfer Stammbücher aus vier Jahrhunderten, Nuremberg 1981, no. 376). - A few leaves have been removed, apparently by a (near) contemporary owner. Well preserved; binding somewhat faded; gilt decoration oxydized; slight defect to lower spine-end..

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Leere Stammbuchkassette. O. O. Pappband der Zeit mit ockerfarbenem Samtbezug. Buntpapierschnitt. Deckel mit ovaler Metallapplikation. Qu.-8vo.
$ 353 / 300 € (73831/BN47715)

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