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Olaus Magnus

Published by Ex Officina Christophori Plantini, Antwerp, 1558
Condition: Very good Hardcover
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The first epitome of Olaus Magnus' (1490-1557) important early history of Scandanvia, first issued in folio in Rome in 1555. Voet. THE PLANTIN PRESS. #1811. First 8vo. edition. ff.(8),192. Woodcut printer's device on title. Illustrated with 135 fine woodcuts (1-1/2" x 2-1/2") of Scandinavian life. Cont. vellum with yapped edge. Some old soiling on front cover and a fragment of a leather label on spine. Engraved royal armorial bookplate on front pastedown. Old faded water stain at lower inner margin. Bookseller Inventory # 8384

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Publisher: Ex Officina Christophori Plantini, Antwerp

Publication Date: 1558

Binding: Vellum

Book Condition:Very good

Edition: y First Edition Thus.

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