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Kynalopekomachia. Der Hunde Fuchsenstreit.

Illustrated by Otto Speckter (German, 1807–1871), Author Carl Friedrich von Rumohr (German, 1785–1843), Publisher Rohden (German, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Lübeck, Germany


Overall: 21.1 x 13.8 x 1.2 cm (8 5/16 x 5 7/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Lübeck: Rohndenschen Buchhandlung, 1835) Octavo; [2 ff.] 150 pp.; original publisher’s printed gray paper boards (cream-colored phase box).

Literary illustrations of animals.

Lübeck: Rohndenschen Buchhandlung, 1835


Inscribed inside upper cover "JRitter / 52"; unidentified collector's stamp on verso of title ("Dr. A. R."); W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, April 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen