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Bertius, P. Petrus De Bert.- Hallay Transl.
Abrege ou sommaire description du globe de la terre faict par Pierre Bertius, Cosmographe du Roy.traduict en Francois par N. Hallay, Chanoine Regulier de Beaulieu lez le Mans.
Verlag, 1634. Paris, Chez Iacques Villery, Rue Clopin a l'Escu de France, & au coin de la rue Dauphine aux trois Perruques, 1634. sm 8vo. 18th c. limp. vellum, title and year in [later] ink on spine. [e8, A-M8]. (Xvi, 188, Iv (Blank) pp). (Mid section of text lower blank margin a small vague watersp.). (A small piece torn from the upper central part of preliminary leaf a ii with loss of a few words.) (Lower edge of bookblock 'Bertius' in ink.). Biogr. Nat. Ii, 291/8: Translation from the orig. Latin ed. Paris, 1625 as mentioned by Bdh 301: First French Edition. Petrus de Bert returned to Catholicism in 1620 due to conflicts of a theological nature in Holland. In Paris he was appointed Royal Historian in 1622. De Bert was responsible for the first printed library catalogue of Leiden Universtity.
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