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Bernatz, Johann Martin, 1802–1878

Scenes in Ethiopia : designed from nature / by John Martin Bernatz ... with descriptions of the plates, and extracts from a journal of travel in that country in two volumes...

Munich ; London : E.G. Moon, 20, Threadneedle Street, 1852.
Physical Description:
2 volumes in 1 : illustrations, map ; 43 x 55 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2022 29
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Foot of added engraved title page of volume 1: "The numbers [i.e. plates] 1-5, 7-9, 11-15, 18, 20, 22-24 are printed by Sebastian Minsinger of Münich, and the numbers 6, 10, 16, 17, 19, 21, and the Title page by Julius Adam of Münich." Foot of added engraved title page of volume 2: "The numbers [i.e. plates] 1-3, 6, 8, 9, 11-13, 17, 18, 22, 23 and the Title page are printed by Julius Adam of Münich, and the numbers 2, 7, 10, 14-16, 19-21, 24 by Sebastian Minsinger of Münich."
Engraved by Leop. Rottmann, Aug. Loefler, J. Woelfjle, A. Muttenthaler, E. Correns, Benno Adam, A. Brandmayer, Karl Lindemann-Frommel, P. Herwegen, B. Plockhorst, C. Schach.
BAC Folio A 2022 29: Plates are hand-colored. Bound in contemporary green cloth with leather spine, with title stamped in gold on cover and spine.
Subject Terms:
Danakil (Region)
Ethiopia -- Description and travel.
Shewa Kifle Hāger (Ethiopia)
Hand coloring.
Moon, Francis Graham, Sir, 1796-1871, publisher.
Minsinger, Sebast. printer.
Muttenthaler, Anton, 1820-1870, lithographer.
Adam, Benno Raffael, 1812-1892, lithographer.
Lindemann-Frommel, Karl, 1819-1891, lithographer.
Plockhorst, Bernhard, 1825-1907, lithographer.

  • volume 1. The lowlands of the Danakil
  • volume 2. The highlands of Shoa.

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