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Grotius history of the Goths 1655

Grotius history of the Goths 1655
Grotius history of the Goths 1655
Grotius history of the Goths 1655
Grotius history of the Goths 1655
Grotius history of the Goths 1655
Grotius history of the Goths 1655
Grotius history of the Goths 1655
Grotius history of the Goths 1655

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GROTIUS HISTORY OF THE GOTHS 1655. GROTIUS, HUGO. Historia Gotthorum, Vandalorum, et Langobardorum: Ab Hugone Grotio partim versa, partim in ordinem digesta paemissa sunt ejusdem Prolegomena. Ubi regum Gotthorum ordo & chronologia, cum elogiis. Accedunt nomina appellativa & verba Gotthica, Vandalica, Langobardica, cum explicatione. Auctorum omnium tabula contentorum indicat. Amsterdam, Elzevir, 1655.
8vo. 182 x 112 mm. (6), 148, 932, (98) pp. With an engraved extra title. Red near contemporary morocco with gilt spine with raised bands, boards with gilt frames and fleurons, all edges gilt. A few minor stains, otherwise a clean copy. Stamp on title and last page. Exlibris of Jean Baptiste Lecuy and off Digard de Cuissart respectively on front board inside. Engraved portrait of Th. Fix mounted on front fly leaf recto.

Willems 1181. Warmholtz 1338. First edition, published 10 years after the author´s death. Grotius, when in a precarious situation, had been named Swedish ambassador to France by Axel Oxenstierna, and Grotius commenced the work out of gratitude to Sweden. He builds mainly on classical authors such as Procopius, Jordanes and Isidore of Seville.

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Auktionsnummer:

557723

Datum:

2018-09-04