CHRISTOPHORI CELLARII HISTORIA UNIVERSALIS BREVITER AC PERSPICUE EXPOSITA, IN ANTIQUAM, ET MEDII AEVI AC NOVAM DIVISA, CUM NOTIS PERPETUIS. [BOUND TOGETHER WITH] CHRISTOPHORI CELLARII, SMALCALDIENSIS, HISTORIA MEDII AEVI A TEMPORBUS CONSTANTINI MAGNI AD CONSTANTINOPOLIM A TURCIS CAPTAM DEDUCTA [BOUND TOGETHER WITH] CHRISTOPHORI CELLARII HISTORIA NOVA HOC EST XVI ET XVII SAECULORUM. CUM INITIO SECULI XVIII. [THREE VOLUMES BOUND AS ONE]

Ienae: Sumtu Io. Felicis Bielkii, 1718/1720. Various Editions. thick 12mo.; VG; bound in vellum, somewhat soiled, with faint lettering on head of spine; all three volumes have separate title pages and pagination is not continuous; collation: 242pp., [6] index, [4], 275pp., [9] index, [12], 569pp.; Title page of Historia Universalis has some minor damage to the top of the age, including to the words 'Christophori Cellarii'; last three pages in the book have some small bookworm damage to the upper fore corner, does impact text; front and rear pastedowns has some ink writing on it; the first and third parts state sixth edition as well as being published in 1720; the second part has no statement about edition and was published in 1718; Cellarius' 'Universal History Divided into an Ancient, Medieval, and New Period' helped to popularize the distinction between the three divisions of history; text in LATIN

EB/ND.

13-20-1277739

Rockville Non-Retail Listings

Price: $175

See all items in Rare & Expensive, World History
See all items by