by MOETJENS, Adriaan (fl. 1679-1715); Abraham WOLFGANGK (1634-1694), (editors).
Amsterdam: Abraham Wolfganck; La Haye:: Adriaen Moetjens, 1680, 1679., 1680. Six parts in four volumes. 12mo. [xxviii], 363, , (364)-781, ; [xx], 771, ; [xii], 588, ; [xvi], 379, [2 blank], , 379-750,  pp. Includes letters and documents in French, and in Latin, German Spanish, Dutch and Italian with French translations. Printer's device on title (armillary sphere), 2 engraved folding plates showing scene of negotiation at a table surrounded by fine tapestries [vol. I facing p.1, III facing p. 438], indexes; gutter stains in vol. 1. Original mottled calf with gilt-stamped spine and four raised bands, red speckled edges; worn, joints broken on second and third vols., while the first and last vols. are crudely re-backed in cloth and have new endpapers. Ownership blind embossed stamp on first and last few leaves, including titles. As is. Second edition (vols. 1-3-4); vol. 2 is a first edition of 1679, vastly expanded, as the first two volumes were not a part of the 1679 issue. A rare compilation of 17th century diplomatic texts, treatises, negotiations and correspondence. This work is about the Treaties of Peace of Nijmegen. These series of treaties, signed in the Dutch city of Nijmegen between August 1678 and December 1679, ended various interconnected wars among France, the Dutch Republic, Spain, Brandenburg, Sweden, Denmark, the Prince-Bishop of Munster, and the Holy Roman Empire. A third edition was issued in 1697, though it is essentially a reprinting of this 1680 issue. Locations: Cambridge, Cathedral Libraries, Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Oxford.See: Alphonse Willems, Les Elzevier: histoire et annales typographiques, 1880, p. 523-24 [describes this work in 7 parts, but six parts as above is correct]; Kent McNeil, Native Rights and Boundaries of Rupert's Land and the . . . , University of Saskatchewan. Native Law Centre, 1982, p. 16. (Inventory #: LV2130)
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