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Accompanying publications for Rococo en miniature

Collected knowledge about the miniature cosmos

In addition to information on Heidecksburg Palace, you can also buy books, other medis and souvenirs in our museum shop. For »Rococo en miniature«, own publications have been produced by the publishing house of the Thuringian State Museum Heidecksburg - with generous support from the Friends of Heidecksburg e.V.
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The booklet is the ideal travel companion for exploring the »Castles of the Praised Island«. Helga Kämpf-Jansen first explains in an introductory article »How to invent a huge cosmos with tiny little figures«. Then the kingdoms and their castles are presented in text and pictures. A short biography by Gerhard Bätz and Manfred Kiedorf concludes the bibliophile volume.

Pages: 96 p. with 74 coloured illustrations
Binding, format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 17 x 13 cm
Edition: 1st revised new edition
Piblished: 2019

Price: 9,80 €
ISBN: 978-3-947272-10-5

The books is available in German language only!

with texts by Matthias Biskupek

The co-creator of »Rococo en miniature«, Manfred Kiedorf, sent numerous drawings, caricatures and taglines about and with the spirit of the times to friends in Rudolstadt, which have been published for the first time in this book with accompanying texts by Matthias Biskupek.

Pages: 80 p.
Binding, format: Hardcover, 20 x 14 cm
Published: 2013

Price: sold out
ISBN: 978-3-910013-86-5

Quodlibets was the name Gerhard Bätz gave to his brief excursion into the world of framed miniatures. Between 1974 and 1986, he created around 200 of these enchanting objects, a selection of which are published in this volume for the first time.

Pages: 60 p. with 68 coloured illustrations
Binding, format: Hardcover with dusk jacket, 17 x 13 cm
Published: 2009

Price: sold out
ISBN: 978-3-910013-75-9