GEBURTS UND TAUF-SCHEIN.
Text in German. The framed birth and baptismal certificate has pictures of angels, birds, flowers, the American Eagle and a border that have been crudely printed in yellow and red. Also poetry in German script. This copy was filled in by hand in 1839, documenting the birth and baptism of Cyrus, son of John Bomberger, in Lebanon Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. An early example of American color printing by one of the earliest of American color printers.
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W.A. MOZART SA VIE MUSICALE ET SON OEUVRE DE L'ENFANCE A ...
by Wyzewa, T. de and G. de Saint-Foix *
Text in French. A five-volume life of composer Wolfgang-Amadaeus Mozart. Focus on Mozart's development as a composer of music. (Besterman III, 4038). Each volume is illustrated with black and white plates and samples of musical scores. Each volume has a table of contents. Volume I includes an appendix. Volume II includes appendices, an index and listing of Mozart's works. Volumes III and IV contain a supplement and listing of Mozart's works. Errata in Volumes IV and V. Volume V includes supplements, listing of Mozart's works and an index. Rebound in a beautiful signed full leather binding by Maurin.