1026. [Habsburg - Maximilian II]

MENNEL, Jakob

De maiorum divi Maximiliani II. Roman[orum] imp[eratoris] vita defunctorum monume[n]tis, sepulchris, templis, sanis, coenobiis, aliisque huiusmodi ab iis extructis à Clodoveo [...], ad divi Maximiliani II. obitum. Addita est appendix eiusdem Maximiliani II. posteros continens [...].

Augsburg, V. Schönig for G. Barreutter, 1593

4to: [8]-147-[10]; 1 pl. (some soiling, light water stains, ms. annot.).

Contemp. calf, front cover with gilt coat of arms of Maximilian II (lower with gilt central orn.) surrounded by gilt and blindst. borders with floral corner tools, gilt orn. spine with raised bands, a.e.g. (neatly repaired).

Rare translation and continuation of Jakob Mennel's "Seel unnd heiligen Buch kaiser Maximilians altfordern" (1522) by the Dutch scholar and librarian Hugo Blotius and edited by Georg Barreutter. With an engr. "Arbor seu genealogia", central folded. Title printed in red and black.
Ref. VD16 M-4617. - USTC 630433. - STC German (BL) 618. - Not in Adams.
Prov. Baron Lucien Double (1848-1895), French bibliophile français (bookpl.). - Amaury de Ghellinck d'Elseghem Vaernewyck (arm. bookpl. "Bibliotheca Elseghemensis", lithogr. by N. Heins at Ghent).


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