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DALBERG, Karl Theodor Anton Maria (1744--1817)
De l'influence des beaux arts sur la félicité publique. 1805.
Ratisbonne chez Henri Frédéric Augustin, imprimeur, 1805
[2], 58 p. ; 50.5 cm. (2°)

Anonymous. By Karl Theodor von Dalberg, Archbishop of Ratisbon. Translated from the German by Arborio Breme, translation first published in 1802. With a lithographic portrait vignette of Pericles on the title-page. The work is cast in the form of six imaginary dialogues between Anaxagoras, Euripides, Pericles, Phidias, Alcibiades, and Aspasia, and concludes with the 'Apotheose de Pericles'.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 16s., 30 May 1816 (from Talleyrand's sale). (Spiers Box). With a letter of presentation addressed to 'Votre Excellence' and accompanying a second copy and letter of presentation to 'Sa Majesté l'Empéreur', signed Charl,[?] E.a. and dated Ratisbone le 17 fevy. 1806 tipped in at the front.

Binding C19th red straight-grain morocco, gilt roll-tool borders with corner ornaments, gilt double-ruled unlettered spine.

Reference Number 2057


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