(Almanac)

Koker en Tas-Almanach voor de Schoone Sexe, met Plaatjes. Voor 1793.

Amsterdam: J. B. Elwe, (1793). (31)ff. Thirteen engravings, showing cherubs exercising their musical gifts on a variety of instruments, including pipes, flutes, and various horns and strings. Beneath each lies a rhyming caption in Dutch, lauding the benefits of music and the specific advantages of each cherub's respective instrument. These accompany the usual fare of the almanac: dates of holidays, moon phases, and other celestial events, currency conversions, and at the rear are some riddles and proverbs for quick entertainment and reference. Bound in a brilliant nacre binding, backed in metal and with a metal clasp. Slightly loose but secure in binding, else near fine. (2 1/2 by 1 1/4; 62x34mm). Item #30410

Price: $1,750.00

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