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Lijk-predikan wijdh ehreborne / wälwijse - KÅHRE (KAHRE), TRULS]. SWEBILIUS, - 1600. 
4to. Pp. 17-94 (missing pp. 1-16 of the sermon). Text within printed woodcut border. Disbound. Partly with some light small marginal stain and a few leaves with some browning. A Funerary Oration for Truls Kåhre (1600-72) including a 17 pages "Vita defuncti" about his life and his adventurous journey to the Middle East and the Holy Land. Truls Kåhre, a young musician, started his long journey in 1641. He travelled via Holland to Portugal and from there to Tangier, Spain, Genua, Sardinia, and Sicily before he arrived at Aleppo. He visited Aria, Libanon and Babylon, and in 1643 he reached Jeursalem. He joined a caravan of 600 camels which took him through the deserts of Arabia to Egypt. He continued via Rhodes and Troja to Constantinople and Smirna. He arrived back at Stockholm in December 1645 where he was appointed alderman. This work also includes a poem "Hela wärldens pilgrims-färd" on pp. 85-94 by Johan Elasson or Lasse Lucidor, the famous Swedish baroque poet know for his burlesque poetry. See Olof G. Sundberg "Truls Kåhres resa", Stockholm 1948. Arne, Svenskarna och österlandet, Sthlm 1951, p. 152, 1672.
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