Coronini-Cronberg, Graf Rudolf von. Specimen genealogico-progonologicum ad illustrandam Augustam Habsburgo-Lothringicam prosopiam Caesareo Regio Principi Petro Leopoldo [...].

Vienna, Johann Thomas Edler von Trattner, 1774.

Folio (320 x 235 mm). (16), 184 pp. With engraved portrait frontispiece, 1 full-page heraldic engraving on reverse of title-page, 6 engr. vignettes (of which 4 are half-page engr. in the text and 2 coin engravings, one of which on title-page) as well as 13 folding genealogical tables.

(Bound with): Specimen genealogico-progonologicum [...]. Vác (Waitzen), Franz Ignaz Ambros, 1775. (28) pp. Contemporary calf on 5 raised bands with gilt-stamped label to gilt spine. Edges in red. Marbled endpapers.


Second, enlarged edition (first printed Venice 1770) of this standard work by the Gorizia historian. The vignettes depict seals, coats-of-arms, and figures; one shows a globe with the area between Belgium and Hungary, in which Vienna, Gorizia, and Florence are marked.

The “Specimen“ printed in the following year in the Hungarian city of Vác, an examination treatise for Emericus Inkei with propositions for discussion taken from philosophy, natural history, and mathematics, is bound after the portrait.

Wurzbach III, 12. Giese 1306.

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