Duellius, Raimund. Historia Ordinis Equitum Teutonicorum Hospitalis S. Mariae V. Hierosolymitani.

Vienna, Peter Conrad Monath, 1727.

Folio (244 x 348 mm). 4 pts. in 1 vol. (12), 56, 120, (2) pp., 99 seals on 7 engr. plates (counted as "pag. 123"-"129"), 26 genealogical tables on 13 double leaves, (2), 21, (1), (22) pp. T. p. printed in red and black. With engr. title vignette, engr. headpiece to dedication (in red and black), two numismatic engravings in the text, and numerous woodcuts and vignettes. Contemp. vellum with ms. spine title; giltstamped library signet at lower spine-end: "S[ancta] D[orothea]".


Only edition of this history of the Order of the Teutonic Knights, co-authored by Johann Friedrich Schannat. Part 3 treats the Bailiwick of Austria.

Ms. ownership note of St Dorothy's Church in Vienna on front pastedown: "Hunc librum Bibliothecae nostrae Dorotheanae donavit Adm[irabilis] R[everendissim]us D[omi]nus Joachimus de Sartori R[everendi]ssimi, et Illustrissimi Ordinis Equitum Teutonicorum Sacerdos et Curatus bonus amicus noster anno 1740". Back pastedown shows a penciled 1936 acquisition note by Hans Hiesberger (?) from Mank, where the author Duelli (1693-1769), a Viennese Canon Regular, had spent his last years as a priest. Last text leaf of the appendix misbound. Occasional slight brownstaining. A clean, appealing copy.

Wermke 1806. Winkelmann 4949. Heydenreich I, 110. Bernd 2394. NDB IV, 160.

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