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Christliche Helden Insel Malta, mit eygentlicher derselben Landschafft, wie auch dess Ritterlichen Johanniter Ordens von Jerusalem, zu Malta : tugentlichen Lebens und schönen Regiments wahrer Beschreibung in eine sonderliche von Neaples auss nach jetztgemeldeter Christlichen Insel gethane Reyse, neben einem wohlmeinenden Unterrichtschluss, gestellet und an Tag gegeben / durch Johann Friederich Breithaupt.

Author: Breithaupt, Johann Friedrich, approximately 1590- [author].
Production / publication: Gedruckt zu Franckfurt am Mayn [Frakfurt] : Bey Wolffgang Hoffmann, in Verlegung Friderici Hulsij, Anno 1632Description: [12], 222, [16] pages ; 21 cm (4to).General note: Signatures: ):(⁴, 2):(³, A⁴-Z⁴, 2A⁴-2G³ Leaf H³ missigned ³H. Constitutes the twenty third part of "Sammlung von sechs und zwanzig Schiffahrten in verschiedene fremde Länder durch Levinus Hulsius und einige Andere ... " compiled by Levinus Hulsius, and printed in 26 parts in Nuremberg, Frankfurt am Main, Oppenheim, and Hanau from 1598 to 1663. Engraved head and tail pieces; initials. Engraved half-title page, with isle of Malta represented at the top, representations of Fortitude and Temperance framing the title, and four Maltese crosses at the top and bottom of framing columns with the headings "Crucis Gloria Immortalis", "Crux Hostium Victrix", "Crux Vera Vera Comes Victoria" and "In Cruce Triumphus" above the crosses. Includes index.Citation/References note: Hellwald, F.G. Bibliographie méthodique de l'Ordre Souv. de St Jean de Jérusalem, p. 281.Ownership note: Acquired by the Museum of the Order of St. John Library from Maggs in Dec. 1937-Jan. 1938 according to accompanying archival material.Binding note: Bound in calf, gilt decorated spine, spine label inscribed '1503'.Other title: Christliche Helden Insel Malta, darinnen derselben Landschafft, vnd Ritterlichen Johanniter Ordens von Jerusalem zu Malta [Engraved title page].Subject(s): Malta -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800
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Hellwald, F.G. Bibliographie méthodique de l'Ordre Souv. de St Jean de Jérusalem, p. 281.

Museum of the Order of St. John copy imperfect: wants for the illustrations. Museum of the Order of St. John copy inscribed in ink on the half tilte (lower right corner, cut through).

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