# 25701

DIETRICH, Johann Christian (1722-1800) (publisher); RIEPENHAUSEN, Ernst Ludwig (1765–1840) (engraver); CHODWIECKI, Daniel (1726-1801) (engraver)

[HAWAII; TAHITI; HOGARTH] Almanac de Goettingue pour l’année 1785.

$1,400.00 AUD

Göttingen : Chez I. C. Dietrich, [1784?]. Duodecimo (100 x 65 mm), contemporary marbled card covers with gilt borders (light creasing, rear cover with small loss at fore-edge), all edges gilt; engraved title page, [14] leaves of plates (the first twelve depicting the latest European men’s and women’s fashions, the last two, by Riepenhausen after John Webber, artist on Cook’s third voyage, depicting a young girl of the Sandwich Islands and a dancer of Otaheiti), [56] (almanac for 1785, including solar and lunar calendars, with [12] leaves of engraved plates of theatrical scenes), 207 (with separate title-page, Manuel contenant diverses connaissances curieuses et utiles pour l’année 1785. Orné de tailles-douces gravées par Chodwiecki, avec les modes plus modernes des Dames, et des Cavaliers gravées en taille-douce. À Gottingue, chez Jean Chrétien Dieterich), with [8] leaves of engraved plates by Riepenhausen after Hogarth’s portraits, illustrating an article on Hogarth as an artist of “the debauched life”; contents complete, clean and sound; a good copy.

Trove locates only one copy (State Library of New South Wales).