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Lot nr:863
Book nr:36420
Author:SLEIDAN, Johannes (1506?-1556)
Title:Warhaftige Beschreibung aller gaistlichen unnd weltlichen Sachen, so sich undter dem jetzigen grossmechtigsten Keiser Carolo V. verlauffen haben, erstlich von dem hochgelerten Herren Johanne Sleydano in Latein fleissig zusamen getragen, nun aber zu Gutem der teutschen Nation auss dem rechten lateinischen Original in gut Hoch Teutsch viel besser dann zuvor übersetzet
Town:(Franckfurdt am Mayn)
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Year:1557
Description:Folio (31,7 x 20 cm), [5], CCCLXIII, [5] ff. Very large woodcut initials (13 lines). Title page printed in red and black, two small tears repaired. Some foxing and underlinings. Bound in contemp. full pigskin on wooden boards, rubbed, blindstamped (with heads of Erasmus, Luther, Melanchton), with clasps
Note:Provenance: library of Mr. J. Bengough, Dubling, 1865. One of the oldest and best documented histories of the Reformation in Europe by the German historian Sleidanus (1506-1556). First Latin edition was printed in 1555. Rare edition, not found in auction records. Copy in the BnF Paris and BN Strasbourg
Price:€700 - €900
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