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Inscription

by later hands, inside upper cover upper right in blue ink: 74-43-18 / upper left in graphite: 15 / IV/TW LU[H?] / 2 parts in one volume / very fine copy / first editions: (underlined) 1719-1720 / ref: Weinreb Cat 11 item 73 (1965) / earliest issue Weinreb could trace was 1749-1753; in brown pen on verso of 2nd titlepage: (not deciphered); lower left inside lower cover in graphite: A028

Provenance

Friderich Ketteler, from Schloss Ketteler in Harkotten (near Sassenberg, Germany) (ownership inscription dated 1729); Walter Schlazki; acuired 1974 by Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow, Boston (bookplate); (sale, Christie's New York, 20 June 2013, no. 694); purchased 2013 by NGA.