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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books (before 1700)

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V71063

Author Burchardus of Ursberg (edited Caspar Hedio)
Title CHRONICUM ABBATIS URSPERGENSIS, A NINO REGE ASSYRIORUM MAGNO usque ad Fridericum II Romanorum imperatorem, ex optimis autoribus .. per studiosum historiarum .. PARALEIPOMENA RERUM MEMORABILIUM, a Friderico usque ad Carolum V Augustum .. ab anno Domini M.CC.XXX usque ad annum M.D.XXXVII .. per eundem studiosum annexa.
PlacePub Strasburg
Publisher Craton Mylius
Date 1537
Illustrations Portraits (107) on black ground +some historiated & foliated intial capitals. Titlepage with lion carrying pillar & coat of arms printer's mark.
Description Folio blindstamped pig with border of heads in roundelles, corner lozenges with unicorn? +another roll with pairs of figures & central plant figures, on 4 raised bands with diagonally divided compartments (damage to corners crudely repaired with calf, head of spine with half inch loss, some marks & scratches). Titlepage with printer's mark (mounted to repair old tear without loss) +[3]pp dedication +[1]p contents +cccccvi(506)pages. LACKS 2 text leaves and 1 half title to the Paraleipomena (K3-4 & g4), brown spot 3cm diameter to one leaf (285/6). Some old marginal repairs without loss, fly leaf remargined, early biographical note on titlepage, marginal tanning. *Wide margined copy with shoulder notes. A collection of early chronicles by Burchardus. The dedication says that Philip Melanchthon asked for this edition and on p343-6 is a letter from the pubisher Mylius to Melanchthon dated March 1537.
Booknumber V71063
Price Price: GBP 850.00 or USD 1096.00
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