Historia de gentibus septentrionalibus, earumque diuersis statibus, conditionibus ... ac mineris metallicis, & rebus mirabilibus, necnon vniuersis penè animalibus in septentrione degentibus, eorumq[ue] natura. : Opus vt varium, plurimarumque rerum cognitione refertum, atque cum exemplis externis, tum expressis rerum internarum picturis illustratum, ita delectatione iucunditatʹeque plenum, maxima lectoris animum voluptate facilè perfundens. / autore Olao Magno ... ; cum indice locupletissimo.

Author
Olaus, Magnus, Archbishop of Uppsala, 1490-1557 [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
Romae : Apud Ioannem Mariam de Viottis ... , M.D.LV [1555].
Description
[84], 815, [1] p. : ill., map ; 27 cm. fol.

Details

Subject(s)
ScandinaviaHistory [Browse]
Former owner
Form/​Genre
  • Armorial bindings (Binding)
  • Annotations (Provenance)—16th century
Notes
  • Ex copy lacks leaves A-G in sixs (first count) and all pages following 572 (i.e. CCC-XXX in sixs, YYY in eights).
  • Imprint from colophon.
  • Errata, p. 811-812.
Binding note
Ex copy in 19th cent calf stamped with arms blazoning a chevron between three lions rampant. These are the arms of William Owen.
Provenance
  • Ex copy is Gabriel Harvey's copy with his ms. notes. Signature and notes on front flyleaf and titlepage : Gabrielis Harveij 1578.
  • Ex copy is has armorial bookplate "High Legh Library" (Case c, shelf 5, no. 5).
Source acquisition
Purchase Estate of Lucius Wilmerding, Jr. 2003
References
Alden, J.E. European Americana, 555/37.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
OCLC
54743423
Other views
Staff view

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