C1843

Der Fremde in Salzburg.

Author:

Franz Anton Alexander von Braune (1766 - 1853)

C.19th travel guide of Salzburg, beautifully rebound in full black pebbled leather, with five raised bands, maroon title labels with gilt lettering. Further gilt decorations to covers, small octavo (174mm x 105mm), 215pp including index, small folded lithographic view of … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Der Fremde in Salzburg.

Date:

C1843

Author:

Franz Anton Alexander von Braune (1766 - 1853)

Condition:

Some spotting to pages, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Leather bound with raised bands, gold embossing

Paper Size: 

105mm 
x 173mm
AUTHENTICITY
Der Fremde in Salzburg. - Antique Book from 1843

Genuine antique
dated:

1843

Description:

C.19th travel guide of Salzburg, beautifully rebound in full black pebbled leather, with five raised bands, maroon title labels with gilt lettering. Further gilt decorations to covers, small octavo (174mm x 105mm), 215pp including index, small folded lithographic view of Salzburg. With the book plate of the distinguished Australian botanist, Sophie Ducker on inside cover.

Dr Sophie Charlotte Ducker AM (1909-2004) was a German-born Australian botanist who was awarded the Mueller Medal in 1996. She was born Sophie Charlotte von Klemperer[2] in Dresden. She studied at the Cheltenham Ladies’ College in England. She began the study of botany at the University of Geneva and the University of Stuttgart. She stopped her studies in 1931 when she married Johann Friedrich Ducker. The family left Germany at the outbreak of hostilities and moved to Tehran, Persia. In 1941, they were forced to move again and settled in Australia.

Author:

Franz. A. Alexander von Braune (1766-1853) was an Austrian botanist and author. He was also the overseer of the botanical garden of the city of Salzburg. In 1801 he was secretary in the mining and saltworks department, and later the court chamber secretary. In 1809 he was made secretary at the rural medical school under Bavarian administration and in 1815 he became a consultant for ecclesiastical and secular foundations. He also authored a number of books on travel.

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