• Description
  • Armorial. Ownership. 69x101 mm. OHN' FLEISS KEIN PREIS / CARL G. F. / LANGENSCHEIDT. Coat of arms. Escutcheon, showing world (orb marked by lines of longitude and latitude) with a halo of flames, behind stylized waves; helm and mantling, crested with two holly branches. Motto on banner: Ohn' Fleiss Kein Preis. Printed in red, yellow, blue and black. Carl Langenscheidt was an avid collector of ex libris; his collection was sold in 1925. He rose... more
    Armorial. Ownership. 69x101 mm. OHN' FLEISS KEIN PREIS / CARL G. F. / LANGENSCHEIDT. Coat of arms. Escutcheon, showing world (orb marked by lines of longitude and latitude) with a halo of flames, behind stylized waves; helm and mantling, crested with two holly branches. Motto on banner: Ohn' Fleiss Kein Preis. Printed in red, yellow, blue and black. Carl Langenscheidt was an avid collector of ex libris; his collection was sold in 1925. He rose to be director of the family publishing business famous for its dictionaries. less
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  • Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7016277