Lot 3077. Olaus Magnus (in.e. Olof Mansson Large)

Starting price:CHF 2 500
Auction date:15.12.2017   10:00
ID 18540
Lot 3077Olaus Magnus (in.e. Olof Mansson Large)
Olaus Magnus (i. e. Olof Mansson Stor) Historia delle genti et della natura delle cose settentrionali, as Olao Magno Gotho, Arcivescovo di Upsala nel Regno di Suezia e Gozia, descritta in XXII Libri. Nuovamente tradotta in lingua Toscana. Venice: Giunti, 1565. Fol. (25), 286, Bl., Woodcut illustration., Map of Scandinavia, Bl. C6v, publisher signet of the joints, Bl. 286v. Pgt. d. currently with hs. RTit. In mod. Cardboard cassette. - Very well preserved.
Encyclopaedic standard work of Swedish historiography for a long time for all of the questions in the Scandinavian country, customer has used the authority for the rest of Europe and, as such, also of authors such as Sebastian Münster and Conrad Gessner. The titular Bishop of Uppsala wrote his monumental Opus, which was designed as a detailed commentary of his 1539 in Venice, published in the Scandinavia map (the Carta marina), in the Roman exile after his Emigration from Sweden. The abundance of wood-cut illustrations-equipped first edition appeared in 1555 in Rome, in Viotti and was reprinted, in a condensed Version, in 1558, by Plantin in Antwerp in 1567 in Basel by Henric Petri; a French Version of 1561 (Paris: Martin le Jeune), of the present Italian Translation, for the welfare of the Roman original wood poles were used, and appeared to be followed, also as the Epitomae, 1567, a German, in 1658, the English, and in 1665, the Dutch expenditure.

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