Homburg vor der Hohe: Joh. Phil. Helwig, 1734. Leather bound. 1436pp. Very thick duodecimo [17.5 cm] in full dark brown sheep with raised bands, with initials and date '1827' stamped in gilt on front board. Housed in marbled paper-covered slipcase. Rubbing and light wear; front hinge starting (but sound), interior is unmarked. Rubbing to slipcase. Item #52519
Contains a whopping 1,941 songs. Laid in is an original watercolor illustration dated 1811, painted on the blank leaf of a book, depicting an obelisk and tree stump. The painting has been torn in half and repaired.