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Olga Hirsch Collection of Decorated Papers (Page 9)

The Olga Hirsch collection of decorated papers, bequeathed in 1968, comprises over 3,500 sheets of paper and around 130 books in paper wrappers or with decorated end-leaves

BOX 50 (no 'J' numbers allocated) Aschaffenburg a/Main

  • Contains no folders
  • 1 Christmas card made from decorated paper
  • 1 brown envelope containing scraps of decorated paper
  • 4 unmounted embossed papers
  • 33 mounted full size sheets containing 55 different papers
  • 10 examples paper resembling leather (1 unmounted sample, 9 mounted on half sheets)
  • 1 envelope containing 1 sheet of paper resembling oil cloth?
  • 1 envelope containing 14 half sheets of paper resembling watered silk and other textures, plus 1 unmounted sample
  • 1 envelope containing 10 mounted half sheets, some of textured paper?
  • 1 folder containing 17 mounted half sheets of embossed paper
  • 53 half sheets with 63 examples of various decorated papers

SMALL BOX 1 Prägedrucke: Rankenwerk in Gold Auf Einfarbigen Grunde

Four books with paper wrappers: animals in foliage, also shell designs: gold embossed on plain orange or green background (German 18th century).

  • Barckhaus, Benjamin de Dissertatio Inauguralis de Nullitate Venditionis sub Hasta absque Praesente Pecunia factae Erfurth, J.H. Groschuis, 1721. Acanthus design with animals on orange ground.
  • Eckher, F.B. Quaestio quid Hominem Homini prudenter faciat acceptum seu Verum Amicum? Ingolstadt, M.A Schleigin, 1764. Arabesque & shell designs embossed in gold on an orange ground. Embossed on paper “ff excudit A V”, “?Cx Maj”, 'No 103'.
  • Buttner, F. Pseudonorbertus Jena, A. Muller, 1709. Contemporary emberald green wrappers embossed in gold to an all-over design of birds and arabesques.
  • Religio, seu Cultae Religionis Emolumenta Typis Viduae, J.C. Mayr, 1763. Contemporary decorated wrappers with a design of leafy tendrils and flowers embossed in gilt on a pale green ground.

SMALL BOX 2 Prägedrucke: Goldpressung mit Mehreren Farben

Seven books with paper wrappers: embossed: multicoloured on gold ground (German 18th century).

  • GEBLER, Tobia Disquisitio Iuridica de Gravamine in Legitima Romanis et germanis usitato Gottingen, 1738. Embossed wrapper printed in gold with hand-coloured arabesques and garlands.
  • Religio, seu conservandae religionis impedimenta argumentum... B. V. M. Matris Propitiae ab lAngelo Salutatae tempore quadragesimae exhibuit Monachii anno MDCCLXVI Meditatio I turba negotiorum Munich, 1766. Contemporary embossed wrapper printed in gold with arabesques, grapes and interlacing ribbon pattern on a stencil-coloured ground.
  • Religio, seu conservandae religionis adjumenta...B.V.M. Matris Propitiae ab Angelo Salutatae tempore quadragesimae exhibuit Monachii anno MDCCLXV Meditatio I cor humile J C Mayr, 1765. Contemporary embossed wrapper with floral leaf design printed in gold on stencil-coloured ground.
  • GEIRUS, B G Dissertatio Iuridica de Indole ac Praestantia... Frankfurt an der Oder, J C Winter, 1754. Contemporary embossed wrapper with arabesques, figures and animals printed in gold on stencil-coloured ground.
  • FRANKFURT a/MAIN Die aus Liebe zusammen getrettene Aufrichtige Gesellschaft...
  • Frankfurt, 1754. Contemporary embossed wrapper with floral designs coloured by hand on a gold-printed ground.
  • Affectus Humani , Argumentum quinque meditationum... Meditatio V. Tristitia Munich, 1758. Embossed wrapper printed in gold with a floral design coloured by hand.
  • Affectus Humani, Argumentum quinque meditationum, quas congregatio latina major B.V.M. Matris Propitiae ab Angelo Salutatae tempore quadragesimae exhibuit Monachii anno MDCCLVIII Meditatio III desiderium Munich, 1758. Embossed wrapper printed in gold with a floral design coloured by hand.

SMALL BOX 3 Prägedrucke: Rankenwerk Auf Goldgrund

Seven books with decorated paper wrappers, floral designs on gold background (German 18th century).

  • RELIGIO...Argumentum quinque meditationum...Meditatio V: Libri Perversi
  • Sm 4to, contemporary wrapper decorated with a floral design in pastel green embossed on a gold background. Munich, J.C. Mayr, 1766
  • ECKER (F.B.) Optima Principia Politica...
  • Sm 4to, contemporary wrapper decorated with a design of flowers and interlacing bands embossed in red on paper printed in gold from a metal plate stamped with a punch. Ingoldstadt, J.C. Gran, 1768
  • POENITENTIA...Argumentum quantor meditationum... Meditatio III: De Satisfactione Vindicativa
  • Sm 4to, contemporary wrapper decorated with a design of flowers and interlacing bands embossed inolive green on a gold background. Munich, J.J. Vötter, 1753
  • SENSI HUMANI, Argumentum quinque meditationum... Meditatio V: Tactus
  • Sm 4to, contemporary wrapper decorated with a design of flowers and arabesques embossed in red on paper printed in gold from a metal plate stamped with a punch. Munich, J.C. Mayr, 1761
  • POENIENTTIA secunda post Naufragium Tabula, argumentum... Meditatio IV
  • Sm 4to, bound in contemporary wrapper with a design of tendrils embossed in gold on a red background. Munich, J.J. Vötter, 1753
  • Simon Haichele, HH Kat N.28
  • POENITENTIA...Argumentum quatuor meditationum... Meditatio I: De Dolore ad Poenitentiam Requisito.
  • Sm 4to, contemporary wrapper decorated with an olive green floral design embossed on a gold ground. Munich, J.J. Vötter, 1753. The paper of the wrapper is signed "Haichele In Augsp No 11"
  • Also contains 2 copies of "Information received from Dr. Ernst Rohsmann at the 'Chem. Phys. Department of the Doerner Instutut...': Gelbe Farbe: Gefunden wurde, neben wenig Blei, Kupfer und Eisen. Der Einsenanteil spricht für Okerfarbe, der Kupfergehalt könnte ebenso wie oben aus dem Gold stammen cont.
  • AFFECTUS HUMANI, Argumentum quantuor meditationum... Meditatio II: Audacia.
  • Sm 4to, contemporary wrapper of embossed paper with a floral design in yellow on a gold background. Munich, J.J. Vötter, 1753

SMALL BOX 4 Prägedrucke Blumen Auf Goldgrund

Five books with decorated paper wrappers: large gold floral designs on coloured paper wrappers (German 18th century).

  • Affectus Humani, Argumentum quinque meditationum... Meditatio IV: Gaudium Munich, 1758. Contemporary wrappers decorated with a large floral design in red on paper printed in gold from a metal plate stamped with a punch.
  • Affectus Humani Argumentum quinque meditationum..
  • Meditatio II : Odium Munich, 1758. Contemporary wrappers decorated with a large floral design in emerald on a gold ground.
  • Religio, seu conservandae religionis adjumenta argumentum... B.V.M. Matris Propitiae ab Angelo Salutatae tempore quadragesimae exhibuit Monachii annoMDCCLXV J. C. Mayr, 1765. Contemporary embossed wrapper printed in gold from a metal plate struck with a punch, large floral design on emerald ground.
  • Fundamenta Virtutum Thema.... Monacensis B.V.M. Matris Propitiae ab Angelo Salutatae. I, Prudentia J.C. Mayr, 1768. Contemporary embossed wrapper printed ingold from a metal plate struck with a punch, large floral design on red ground. Wrapper signed “Augsp[urg]”.
  • Virtus Christianorum Heroica, argumentum trium meditationum... I: Agens Munich, J.C. Mayr, 1767. Contemporary wrappers embossed in gold on red ground, large floral design.

SMALL BOX 5 Prägedrucke: Blumen In Gold Auf Einfarbigem Grunde

Three books with paper wrappers: floral designs: gold embossed on purple, mauve or green brush-coloured backgrounds (German 18th century).

  • Tres Animi facultates argumentum trium meditationum. Meditatio I: Memoria, Munich, J.C. Mayr, 1762. Contemporary wrappers decorated with a large floral design embossed in gold on paper previously brush- coloured in mauve/purple.
  • Fundamenta Virtutum, Thema quatuor meditationum. IV: Fortitudo Munich, J.C. Mayr, 1768. Contemporary decorated wrappers with a large floral design embossed in gold on paper previously brush-coloured in mauve-red.
  • Religio,.... argumentum quatuor meditationum... Meditatio III: Cor Generosum Munich, J.C. Mayr, 1765. Contemporary wrappers decorated with a large floral design embossed in gold on paper previously brush-coloured in emerald.