Bertius | Commentariorum rerum germanicum libri tres, 1616
Bertius | Commentariorum rerum germanicum libri tres, 1616
Bertius | Commentariorum rerum germanicum libri tres, 1616
Bertius | Commentariorum rerum germanicum libri tres, 1616
Bertius | Commentariorum rerum germanicum libri tres, 1616
Bertius | Commentariorum rerum germanicum libri tres, 1616
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BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Bertius | Commentariorum rerum germanicum libri tres, 1616

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Bertius | Commentariorum rerum germanicum libri tres, 1616

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108


BERTIUS, PETRUS

Commentariorum rerum germanicum libri tres. Amsterdam: Johannes. Janssonius, 1616


Oblong 4to (182 x 235mm.), engraved title, engraved coat of arms, 2 printed divisional titles, 23 engraved maps, and 101 engraved town plans and views (many after Braun and Hogenberg, view of Laugingen pasted over original leaf) errata and privilege dated 6 September 1616 at end, contemporary calf, covers with double gilt fillet borders, spine gilt in compartments with ouroboros motif, red edges, some marginal worming, view of Jena with a paper flaw in image


This rare work is notable for its attractive views of northern European towns, including Amsterdam, Bergen, Frankfurt-am-Main, Leipzig, and Vienna.


LITERATURE:

Schroedter, ownership inscription, Paris, 1704; George Baillie (1664–1738), engraved armorial bookplate

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