LOT 1528
SOLD €200,00

[Friesland] P. Winsemi (...) Historiarum ab excessu Caroli V. Caesaris

Sive Rerum sub Philippo II. per Frisiam gestarum, ab Anno M.D.LV. usque ad annum M.D.LXXXI. assertae Libertatis. Libri Septem. Leeuwarden, C. Fontanus, 1646, 3 vols. in one binding, (30), 558; 22; (4),56 p., with finely engraved title page and engraved portrait of the author by I. Suyderhoef, contemporary blind-stamped ribbed parchment, folio.

Apart from some insignificant defects, a very good copy, with the ex libris of the "Doopsgezinde Gemeente bij het Lam en den Toren" on inside front cover. The first complete edition of this important history of Friesland, by the officially appointed provincial historian Pier van Winsum (1586-1644). The first edition appeared in 1629. In our - posthumous - edition a "Laudatio Funebris" by Van Winsum was added by Martin Wybenga, with own title page in red and black and dated 1645. At the end is located the "Oratio" by Van Winsum, published in Franeker in 1641.

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