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Propugnaculum Europae : warhaffte, eigentliche vnd aussführliche Beschreibung der viel vnd weitberühmten africanischen Insul Malta : welche dieser Zeit des hochlöblichen Iohanniter Ritter Ordens Residens, vnd gegen Mittag zu, der Christenheit einige Frontier vnd Vormaur ist wider den Erbfeind ... / durch Hieronymum Megiserum ; mit schönen newen Kupfferstücken gezieret.

Author: Megiser, Hieronymus, approximately 1553-1618.
Contributor(s): Am Ende, Valentin [printer.] |
Grosse, Henning, der Jünger [publisher.].
Production / publication: Gedruckt zu Leipzig : In Verlag Henning Grossen des Iüngern, anno M.DC.VI [1606]Description: [16], 263, [1] pages, [11] folded leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 15 cm (8vo).General note: Colophon (p. [264]): Leipzig, Gedruckt bey Valentin am Ende, Typis Haeredum Beyeri. Anno M. DC. VI. Signatures: A-R⁸ S⁴. Signature O³ in different typeset. Error in paging: 245 misnumbered 345. Title page printed in red and black. The plates are engraved, and include maps of Malta and Rhodes, and views of Malta, Rhodes, Constantinople, and Damascus. The first plate is signed: H. Gr. Iun. Exc. Errata: page [264].Citation/References note: Hellwald 323 [different printer listed]Ownership note: Purchased Jan. 1995 from Bernard Shapero, Holland Park, £2,200 [accompanying note]Binding note: Vellum, manuscript spine title, portion of library token (white Order cross on red).Other title: Warhaffte, eigentliche vnd aussführliche Beschreibung der viel vnd weitberühmten africanischen Insul Malta [Parallel title].Subject(s): Knights of Malta -- History | Malta -- Description and travel | Malta -- History -- 1530-1798 | Rhodes (Greece : Island) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800
List(s) this item appears in: The islands of Malta, Gozo and Rhodes | Knights of Malta
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Item type Current library Shelving location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book Library
Library A3.9 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available

Hellwald 323 [different printer listed]

First flyleaf signed "Joh. R. [Koenig?] - Warthanung ; R.R. J. Joh. Or.".
Title page inscribed "Collegii Societatis Iesu Halae a 1703" in ink.

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