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STEPHANIUS (Stephen Hansen)
De Regno Daniae et Norwegiae. Insulisque: adjacentibus juxta a de Holsatia Ducatum Sleswicensi et finitimis provincijs, Tractatus varij.
Lugduni Batavorum; Ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1629. Small 8vo, 110 x 54 mms., pp. [xvi, including engraved title-page], 447 [448 - 452 Index, 453 privilege, 454 blank], title within border formed by arms of the Danish provinces, contemporary vellum, morocco label; crude but effective repair on verso of title-page, top and base of front joint cracked, but a good copy. This is an early publication by the Danish historiographer Stephanius (1599 - 1650), covering the early history of Iceland, Denmark, and Norway and includes (pp. 299 - 437) Arngrimur Jonsson's "Arngrimi Ionae Islandi Tractatus, de Islandice gentis primordiis, & veteri republica." This was the second edition published in 1729. A. Willems, Les Elzevier, no. 320.
Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB [LONDON, United Kingdom]

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