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Title: Abrégé ou sommaire description du globe de la terre faiçt par Pierre Bertius, Cosmographe du Roy. ...traduict en François par N. Hallay, Chanoine Regulier de Beaulieu lez le Mans.
Description: Paris, Chez Iacques Villery, Ruë Clopin à l'Escu de France, & au coin de la ruë Dauphine aux trois Perruques, 1634. sm 8vo. 18th c. limp. vellum, title and year in [later] ink on spine. [ê8, A-M8]. (XVI, 188, IV (Blank) pp). (Mid section of text lower blank margin a small vague watersp.). (A small piece torn from the upper central part of preliminary leaf a ii with loss of a few words.) (Lower edge of bookblock 'Bertius' in ink.). Biogr. Nat. II, 291/8: Translation from the orig. Latin ed. Paris, 1625 as mentioned by BdH 301: First French Edition. Petrus de Bert returned to Catholicism in 1620 due to conflicts of a theological nature in Holland. In Paris he was appointed Royal Historian in 1622. De Bert was responsible for the first printed library catalogue of Leiden Universtity.

Keywords: politics guide geography history Royalty state matters cosmography

Price: EUR 750.00 = appr. US$ 815.14 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 2569