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Magnus Olaus
Historia de Gentibus Septentrionalibus
Antwerp: Bellerum, 1562. Second Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Good Condition. Old colored vellum, worn, lacking front endpaper, title browned and stained, mild browning and a few light stains, scattered marginalia in an early hand; generally clean. The second edition of the abridgment of Magnus's important history of the Northern people. [8], 192 leaves with in text illustration throughout. Magnus's history of Sweden and the North was enormously successful and popular and was translated early on into Italian, German, English and Dutch. It describes much folklore and customs not recorded elsewhere - including the first description of making the questionable Northern delicacy lutefisk. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Travel & Places; History. Inventory No: 046899.
Bookseller: Pazzo Books (ABAA-ILAB) [Boston, MA, U.S.A.]

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