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Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von
SIEBEN BÜCHER VON DENEN THATEN CARL GUSTAVUS KONIGS IN SCHWEDEN. NUREMBERG: CHRISTOPH RIEGEL, 1697
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Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von
SIEBEN BÜCHER VON DENEN THATEN CARL GUSTAVUS KONIGS IN SCHWEDEN. NUREMBERG: CHRISTOPH RIEGEL, 1697
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6,0008,000
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Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von
SIEBEN BÜCHER VON DENEN THATEN CARL GUSTAVUS KONIGS IN SCHWEDEN. NUREMBERG: CHRISTOPH RIEGEL, 1697
7 parts in one volume, folio (347 x 221mm.), half-title, additional engraved title, 12 engraved portraits, 114 double-page or folding maps and views, and one LARGE FOLDING ENGRAVED PANORAMA OF STOCKHOLM, engraved head-pieces and initials, near-contemporary sheep, spine gilt in compartments, red morocco spine label, speckled edges, a few minor areas of restoration or repairs, slightly rubbed with a few repairs of wormholes
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Provenance

H.C.G.V.S. [i.e. H.C. Graf/Greve von S.], initials on flyleaf together with price of the book (10) and the cost of the binding (1); K.A. Jacobsen, bookplate; his son Ole Lars Jacobsen, book label; thence by family descent

Literature

VD17 39:124159Q

Catalogue Note

Pufendorf's expansive history of Karl X Gustav of Sweden (1622-1660). The engravings show scenes, maps, and views of Karl X Gustav's wars against Poland and Denmark. The most famous scenes are of the siege of Copenhagen, warship formation and subsequent war in Øresund, and maps over Danish trade towns. This volume also includes the 13-sheet panorama showing his funeral procession through the streets of Stockholm. 

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