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HAMELMANN, HERMANN:
Oldenburgisch Chronicon. Das ist, Beschreibung Der Löblichen Uhralten Grafen zu Oldenburg und Delmenhorst, etc.
1599 1599 - Von welchen die jetzige Könige zu Dennemarck und Hertzogen zu Holstein entsprossen Sampt Ihres Stammens ersten Ankunfft, Thaten, Regierung, Leben und Ende, mit künstlichen Brustbildern und Wapen gezieret, auffs aller fleissigste zusammen getragen. Oldenburg: Warner Berendts Erben 1599. With engraved titlepage, engraved full page portrait of the author, double page engraved bird-eye-view of Oldenburg and 3 genealogical tables. Together with 60 woodcuts and 63 textual engravings, among which is found the oldest known view of Copenhagen showing the siege of the city in 1536, and a full-page engraving showing the famous "Oldenburgische Horn" now among the greatest treasures in the Royal collections at Rosenborg Castle, Copenhagen. Among the many portraits is also found a contemporary portrait of the young King Christian the 4th and the earlier Danish Kings and Queens descending from Oldenburg. Folio. [84] + [2] + 494 + [16] pp. A few leaves nicely restored in margin, otherwise a very fine and well-preserved copy bound in contemporary full vellum with handwritten title on spine. * Celebrated and beautiful, profusely illustrated book and important source to the history of the Northwestern parts of Germany and Denmark. The first book printed in Oldenburg.Hermann Hamelmann [1526 - 1595] was a German Lutheran theologian and the reformer of Westphalia.Adams H-30. Brunet 26691. Graesse III,203. Lipperheide Da 10. BMC-German 381.
Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller [Copenhagen, Denmark]
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