Copper Engraving Assortment

Lot 176

    

Copper Engraving Assortment

(3) 18th-19th century sets including a group of (18) illustrations after Peter Johann Nepomuk Geiger (Austrian, 1805-1880) of Charles Dickens "Sketches by Boz" stories, each having printed signature in the plate, in a red and green folio having handwritten label affixed to front; a bound softcover marbled paper booklet of (38) prints after W. Hoffman, on laid paper, each having printed signature lower right, each depicting a comic scene relating to the play "Die Deutscher Kleintadter" by August van Kotzebue, each underscored by a caption in German; and a bound book of approximately (88) prints after William Hogarth (British, 1697-1764) of various subjects, each having printed signature in the plate, printed label in German to the front cover
dimensions:  Height 8 1/4 inches, Width 10 3/4 inches (Hogarth plate mark)
condition*:  Very Good to Fair, Geiger folio having chips and wear; Hoffman volume having chips, wear, tears, and losses to cover; front and back covers of Hogarth volume detached; prints may have toning, stains, pen or pencil marks, chips to edges, tears and foxing
estimate:  $300-500
hammer price:  $150
sales tax:  Illinois (8.000%), Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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