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Lot nr:786
Book nr:26697
Author:SLEIDAN, Johannes
Title:De statu religionis et reipublicae, Carolo Cuinto, Caesare, commentarij
Town:(Argentorati = Strasbourg
Publisher:excud. Vuendelinus Rihelius)
Year:1555
Description:In-fį, [4], 470 lvs, woodcut printer's device on title page, corner of title page torn without text loss, tear in the inner margin without loss. Beautiful woodcut initials. Some marginal waterstains in the beginning of the book. Later half calf binding, used, extremities worn, boards in brown cardboard
Note:Ref. Adams S-1285. First edition, not in Machiels. Major source about the Reformation. The printer died very soon after this book was finished, in the same year his heirs already issued a reprint. Provenance: Bibliotheek MariŽnhage Eindhoven, Culemborg.
This is the most important title of the historian Johannes Sleidan, it remains a valuable contemporary history of the times of the Reformation, and contains a large collection of documents
Price:€300 - €500
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