Historia de Gentium Septentrionalium Variis Conditionibus Statibusque..
Hardcover (Half Leather)
by Magnus Olaus
Petri: Heinrich, 1567. Early Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. Modern half leather over marbled boards, author penned to page edge, lacking any blanks and lacking the full page map of Northern Europe (with a facsimile tipped in). Collijn in his Swedish Bibliography suggested that the map was printed and inserted separately and only in some copies of the Basel edition. First Basel and Second Latin edition, a reprint of the Rome edition of 1555. Illustrated with small woodcuts throughout. Dampstain to upper right from around page 500 on, a few scattered dampstains, modest foxing - generally a clean copy. (96), 854, (2) pp. Brunet III 1302.Magnus's history of Sweden and the North was enormously successful and popular and was translated early on into Italian, German, English and Dutch. It describes much folklore and customs not recorded elsewhere - including the first description of making the questionable Northern delicacy lutefisk. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Travel & Places; History. Inventory No: 046211.
(Inventory #: 046211)
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