[Carnival]. Taschenbuch für das Carneval. Le carnaval ou representation d'une collection d'habits de masques. Erstes Jahr (= all published).

Leipzig, Leo, 1804.

Small 8vo. 31, (1) pp. With 12 coloured engraved plates by F. W. Nettling. Original boards.


Only edition of this extremely rare almanack in German and French parallel text. The charming plates by the Leipzig miniaturist and illustrator Nettling (cf. Thieme/B. XXV, 400) show mardi-gras costumes in splendid colour.

Occasional insignificant brownstaining. Defects to front cover.


Köhring 111. Not in Lanckoronska/R., Lipperheide, etc.