Grundliche Abhandlungen von den Jagdrechten, wie sich solche aus den.
by Ickstatt, Johann Adam von; Klett, Johann Friedrich
1749. 1749 Treatise on the Game Laws of Bavaria, Austria and Mainz Ickstatt, Johann Adam von [1701-1776]. Klett, Johann Friedrich, Editor and Translator. Grundliche Abhandlungen von den Jagdrechten: Wie sich Solche aus den Allgemeinen, Naturlichen, Und Besondern Staatsrechten Erweisen Lassen. Mit einer Vorrede von dem Verschiedenen Zustande der Jagden bey den Romern und Deutschen und einem Anhang von den Neuesten Mehrentheils Ungedruckten Churmaynzischen, Churbayerischen, Erzherzoglich-Oesterreichischen, Und Andern Jagdordnungen. Nebst einem Entwurf von einer Vorteilhaft Eingerichteten Waldordnung. Herausgegeben und mit einem Register Versehen von Johann Friedrich Klett. Nuremberg: Auf Kosten Johann Georg Lochners, 1749. [xlvi], 428, ; 172 pp. Two parts, each with title page. Title page of second part, with title beginning Wald-Ordnung, dated 1748. Quarto (7-3/4" x 6-1/4"). Contemporary speckled calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, marbled pastedowns. Light rubbing and a few minor worm holes to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, light chipping to spine ends, corners bumped and somewhat worn, later library bookplate to front pastedown, later owner bookplate to front free endpaper. Title page of first part printed in red and black, attractive woodcut head and tail-pieces. Light toning to text, light foxing in places, early owner signatures to verso of front free endpaper and head of title page, later library stamp to title pages' verso. A handsome copy. $850. * Only edition, Part II a reissue of a work first published in 1748. The first part is overview of Bavarian forestry, hunting and fishing laws from 1664-1742 followed by similar sets of laws promulgated in Austria in 1743 and in Mainz in 1744. The second part is a translation of the Bavarian laws with editorial commentary by Klett, who also translated Part I. Early game and land laws record the earliest attempts to preserve the environment. They also offer fascinating insights into social history due to their relevance to topics ranging from class structure to foodways. Das Verzeichnis Deutscher Drucke des 18. Jahrhunderts 14598590-006. (Inventory #: 67761)
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