Old 1633 Book Cronica Guthilandorum Strelow Gotland Island Sweden Danish For Sale
Old RARE antique book: CRONICA GUTHILANDORUM : den guthilandiske cronica, huor udi beskrifuis, huorledis Guthiland er opsÃ¸gt oc paafundet, med Indbyggere besett, store oc mectige forandringer udstaaet, blefuen aff sine mectige heltis oc infodis gierniger oc driffter, ofuer all verden aabenbaret oc naffnkundiget, it stritbare oc frjomdige folck. By Hans Nielsson Strelow, 1633, First Edition (NOT a reprint or facsimile), Copenhagen, Denmark, xx + 304 + errata sheet with printing (colophon ?) on backside. Bound an old tree calf leather with red spine label. Text is mostly in old Danish. The first printed history of Gotland Island, Sweden. RARE.
The author, Hans Nielsson Strelow, vicar in the Vall and HogrÃ¤n parishes, worked for many years with the history of Gotland and he published a book printed in Copenhagen 1633 with the title Cronica Guthilandorum. The book was is written in Danish and it is one of the oldest provincial Chronicals. It is the first gothlandic history-book and it contains some trustworthy facts and it is a rich source of knowledge. Much of the informaion in the book is based on documents which have disappeared.
GOTLAND: sometimes spelled Gottland /ËˆÉ¡É’tlÉ™nd/ or Gothland /ËˆÉ¡É’Î¸lÉ™nd/, Gutland in the local language Gutnish, is a province, county, municipality, and diocese of Sweden. It is Sweden's largest island and the largest island in the Baltic Sea. The region is considered by some historians to be the original homeland of the Goths.
CONDITION: Some old faint water staining, generally minor, moderate on a few pages, small burn hole affecting 3 leaves, otherwise generally clean sound contents. Â½ of last page of text has been replaced / repaired in manuscript facsimile. Rebound in old tree calf leather with raised bands and red leather spine label, endpapers replaced when rebound, minor chipping to spine top and red spine label otherwise binding still nice.
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On May-07-13 at 12:45:20 PDT, seller added the following information:
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On May-07-13 at 13:04:49 PDT, seller added the following information:
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Old 1633 Book Cronica Guthilandorum Strelow Gotland Island Sweden Danish: $366