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ACKERMANN, Rudolph.

ACKERMANN, Rudolph.

Rare books by Rudolph Ackermann, including first editions, signed first editions of The Microcosm of London, Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, and original prints.

Rudolph Ackermann (1764 – 1834) was an Anglo-German bookseller, inventor, lithographer, publisher and businessman, best known for illustrated volumes of topography The Microcosm of London (1808–1811) and The World in Miniature(1821–6).

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  1. 62650
    First edition, early issue with a number of the plates in their first state. "Ackermann's The Microcosm of London... is a book of major importance. The architectural drawings were by Augustus Charles Pugin, a French refugee who came to London in about 1798, 'driven from his country either by the horrors of the French Revolution... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 62650

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  2. 115759
    First edition, possibly one of 100 large-paper copies (similar to Abbey's copy measuring 14 by 11 inches) from a total print-run of 850, originally issued in 12 monthly parts; all watermarks pre-publication (the plates 1818 and 1820, the text 1818). Ackermann's intention was to combine the "most striking features of the... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 115759

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