The best edition: an immaculate copy

Ortelius (Oertel), Hieronymus. Ortelius redivivus et continuatus, oder der Ungarischen Kriegs-Empörungen historische Beschreibung [...].

Frankfurt and Nuremberg, Daniel Fievet für Paul Fürst, 1665.

Folio (220 x 357 mm). 2 parts in 1 vol. (10), 431, (13), (12), 362, (20) pp., final blank. Both title pages printed in red and black. With separate engr. title page, large folding map, 49 (instead of 40!) portrait plates (of which 13 contain 9 portraits each), 54 engr. views or battle scenes (1 folding), and 2 small folding maps. Contemp. vellum with ms. title to spine.


Third (and final), most extensive edition of this principal work on the history of the Turkish wars. This encompassing contemporary chronicle had first been published in 1602. Contains views of the sieges and battles of all principal cities and the portraits of all warlords involved on both sides. Includes nine portrait plates more than required by Nebehay/Wagner. Occasional insignificant browning and fingerstaining, but in uncommonly good condition throughout.

VD 17, 23:323431G. Nebehay/W. 464. Németh H 1540. Sturminger 300. Hampe, Fürst, p. 123.

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