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2 THEOBALD, Z. Hussiten Krieg 106

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Description: Second and best edition of this comprehensive history of the Hussite wars,
complete with the often lacking 17 portraits

THEOBALD, Zacharias.
Hussiten Krieg: Darinnen begriffen, das Leben, die Lehr, der Todt M. Johannis Hussii, auch wie derselbe von den Böhmen, besonders Johann Zischka, ist gerochen, und seine Lehr hernacher inn dem Königreich erhalten worden ...
Nuremberg, Simon Halbmayer, 1621. 4 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With engraved author's portrait and 17 engraved portraits by Johann Conrad Klüpffel. Contemporary vellum.
€ 5,000
Rare second much enlarged and best edition of the first scholarly history in the German language of the well-known Hussite Wars until the entree of Sigismund in 1436, including the life of Johannes Huss (1373-1415), and the expansion of Huss's ideas and teachings in Bohemia and beyond. Together with the first German edition of the Czechian Confessio, together with the exposition of the Church Order and the Organisation of the Prague Consistory, added to the present edition as part 4: Confessio Bohemica Evangelica. Very good complete copy with ex-libris of Ferdinandus Sigismundus Kressy Å• Kressenstein (1641-1704), member of a family of Bavaria noted for its military spirit.
Graesse VII, 113; STC (17th century) T 273; VD17, 3:004787T (part 4: 12:189760H); Thieme & Becker 20, p. 552; Wegele, p. 377.
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