Danish Court & State Calendar for 1804


Dansk Hof og Stats-Calender for Aar 1804 med Kongeligt Allernaadigst Privilegium. Hans Henrich Frost [Kiobenhavn] 1804 1st edition small 4to [9¼ x 7¾ ins, 25 x 19.5 cm].

Printed in double column and each column numbered: 304 columns, 44 columns, Genealogisk Fortegnelse…. 12 columns [Register. the last leaf of 4 columns in manuscript in an old hand]. Later 19th century full calf, unlettered, the spine with gilt diaper pattern and spine leather torn along lower joint for approx 7cm, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers with armorial ex-libris, page facing title page with a further ex-libris label of Ebba Hom and several neat old Danish ownership inscriptions, some dated 1872 & 1906, crown above royal arms on title page has been hand coloured in red, red duty stamp to lower margin of title page, internally clean. An early example of the Danish Court Calendar from the end of the reign of Christian VII during the Napoleonic period. Original copies of these Danish Court Calenders seem scarce.       jan10/1

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