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Historisch-genealogischer Calendar, oder Jahrbuch der merkwürdigsten neuen Welt-begebenheiten für 1784

Jahrbuch der merkwürdigsten neuen Weltbegebenheiten für 1784 enthaltend die Geschichte der Revolution von Nord-America
Geschichte der Revolution von Nord-America

Illustrated by Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki (German, 1726–1801), Illustrated by Johann Wilhelm Meil (German, 1733–1805), Engraver Daniel Berger (German, 1744–1824), Author Matthias Christian Sprengel (German, 1746–1803), Publisher Haude und Spener, Berlin

Place of Publication: Leipzig, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Engelmann, Chodowiecki, 492


Overall: 11 x 7 x 1.8 cm (4 5/16 x 2 3/4 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 19 etchings and engravings, some hand-colored

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Leipzig: for Haude und Spener, [1783]) Small octavo; 143 leaves, plus plates; black-stamped light green paper boards (beige paper case, green cloth spine).

Illustrations of events of American Revolution; portraits of Washington and other political figures; illustrations of medals, flags, and uniforms

Leipzig: for Haude und Spener [1783]


William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, December 14, 1944.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund