Museum of the Order of St John Library

Beschreibung Des Ritterlichen Johanniter-Orden Und dessen absonderlicher Beschaffenheit Im Herrn-Meisterthum In der Marck, Sachsen, Pommern und Wendland : Samt vorhergehenden General-Reflexionen über die Ritterliche Creuz-Orden ; Mit nöthigen Anmerckungen Verzeichniß der Geschicht-Schreiber von diesem Orden und Fortsetzung dessen Geschichte bis auf jetzige Zeiten, auch Einem Anhang mit Extract aus denen Capitul-Schlüssen, jetzigem Ceremoniel, und anderen Beylagen / Johann Christoph Beckmanns, D. ; Bermehret von Justus Chrisoph Dithmar Histo. Prof. und Mitglied der Societat der Wissenschafften zu Berlin.

Author: Becmann, Johann Christoph, approximately 1590- [author].
Contributor(s): Conradi, Johann Gottfried, active 1712-1745 [printer].
Production / publication: Franckfurth [Frankfurt] an der Oder : Bertegst Johann Gottfried Conradi, 1726Description: [22], 312, 98, [14] pages : portrait ; 22 cm (4to).General note: Signatures : 2)(⁴-3)(⁴, A⁴-Z⁴, 2A⁴-2Q⁴, a⁴-o⁴. Includes index. Title page printed in black and red. Engraved frontispiece of Albert Frederick, Prince of Prussia, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt, Herrenmeister of the Bailiwick of Brandenburg. With title vignette headed by "non est mortale quod opto", with two sitting women - one with two children and one with an anchor - reaching for a central candle haloed by the motto "Atiis in serviendo consumor".Language note: With some passages in Latin.Ownership note: Copy 2 acquired by the Museum of the Order of St John in 1924. Copy 3 acquired by the Museum of the Order of St John from Maggs in April 1934. Binding note: Copy 1 bound in brown calf, gilt decorated spine, marbled endpapers. Copy 2 and 3 bound in vellum, copy 2 with manuscript spine title.Subject(s): Knights of Malta -- Germany
List(s) this item appears in: Knights of Malta
Holdings
Item type Current library Shelving location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book Library
Library B2.4 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) copy 1 Available
Book Book Library
Library B2.5 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) copy 2 Available
Book Book Library
Library B2.6 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) copy 3 Available

With some passages in Latin.

Museum of the Order of St. John copy 1 inscribed "XIV.36" on first flyleaf, verso. Museum of the Order of St. John copy 2 inscribed in blue pencil "30.III" inside front cover and "B.[Ragotzien?] in ink on first flyleaf. Museum of the Order of St. John copy 3 inscribed "Rhode" on title page.

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