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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V64301

Author Carion,Johannes (1499-1537) edited by Philip Melanchthon (1497-1560)
Title SECUNDA PARS CHRONICI CARIONIS [Second Part of Carion's Chronicle] ab Augusto Caesare usque ad Carolum Magnum. Exposita & aucta a Philip. Melanth. Cum locupletissimo rerum ac verborum memorabilium indice.
PlacePub Wittenberg (Vitebergae)
Date 1570
Description Octavo near-contemporary reversed calf with blind-stamped cartouche designs (tips and spine heavily worn with some loss of leather) xii +370pp + [32]pp index. Titlepage has tear (repaired) without loss and ownership inscription dated 1739, a few other early annotations, else clean and tight. *The second part of Carion's Chronicle edited and expanded by Melanchthon was first published in Wittenberg in 1560, 2 years after the first part. This appears to be the 2nd edition of Part 2, with no publisher given. Caspar Peucer published Part 3 - Charlemagne to Frederick II - in 1562, and Part 4 (titled by mistake "quinta pars") Frederick II to Charles V in 1566. This 2nd edition is rare, no copy found in library catalogues. It was followed by a 1573 Wittenberg edition published by Johannes Lufft with the same pagination. The four parts were first published in one volume in Wittenberg by Johannes Crato in 1572.
Booknumber V64301
Price Price: GBP 300.00 or USD 378.00
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