1705 CEREMONIAL RITUALS of GUILDS & TRADESMEN - CEREMONIEL DER BÖTTGER First Ed.
CEREMONIEL DER BÖTTGER in Welchem Nicht Allein Dasjenige was bey dem Austdingen, Lossprechen und Meister werden nach denen Articuls-Briefen... by Fridericus Frisius (Friedrich Fries).
LEIPZIG: Groschuffs Buchladen, 1705. First Edition. Text in German.
Small Format, Thin Book, nineteenth-century cloth covered boards, paper label to spine with handwritten title, 4" x 6", decorative endpapers. Pagination , 174 - 231pp. (58 total pages).
Illustrated with a wonderful Engraved Frontispiece of Ceremonial Objects and a Cooper's Dance.
This is one part, bound separately, of the 22 parts of Friese's rare works on Ceremonies of various Guilds, Artisans, Apprentices and Journeymen, published as "Der vornehmsten Künstler und Handwercker Ceremonial-Politica..." Each of the parts has a separate title and frontispiece, each is scarce, and each is normally found separately.
Condition: Boards are Sturdy, binding tight, the number "359" is written at the top of the front flyleaf, pages show some light foxing and toning, overall a Very Good copy.
SCARCE, especially in the 1705 FIRST EDITION state.