Collegium Sancti Hieronymi. Höchste Welt- und Krieges-Häupter, welche den Fried-brüchigen Türckischen Hochmuth durch zwey Feld-Züge in Ungaren also gedemüthiget [...]. Der Welt vorgestellet von dem Hoch-Fürstlichen Collegio S. Hieronymi in Dillingen.

Augsburg & Dillingen, Johann Caspar Bencard, 1718.

Small folio (207 x 318 mm). (12), 71, (1) pp. Title printed in red and black. With 12 full-page engraved plates, mostly portraits. Contemporary full calf. Marbled endpapers.


A lavishly executed description of important personalities involved in the Ottoman wars. The charming engraved plates show medallion portraits of the great men surrounded by allegorical figures, arms, and battle scenes, including Pope Clement XI, Emperor Charles VI, Prince Eugene of Savoy and Prince Alexander of Wurttemberg.

Light browning; binding rubbed. Provenance: contemporary bookplate of the former Servite convent in Rossau, Vienna. 1913 handwritten acquisition note on flyleaf (acquired from Gilhofer & Ranschburg, Vienna). Last in the library of Werner Habel, with his ownership stamp to flyleaf (dated 1977).


Apponyi 2418. Németh H 812. De Backer/Sommervogel III, 81, 348.

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