Women as dangerous furniture? Such politically incorrect conclusions are quite common in 18th century Album amicorum illustrations. One of them belongs to the highlights of our recently published Catalogue 153 with autograph letters, manuscripts and original drawings by Gaetano Donizetti, Henri Barbusse, Blücher von Wahlstatt, Elias Canetti, Paul Dessau, Hermann Finsterlin, Th. Th. Heine, Franz Kobell, Katia and Thomas Mann and Rainer Maria Rilke.