De origine et rebus gestis Polonorum [...] K-13
De origine et rebus gestis Polonorum [...] K-13
De origine et rebus gestis Polonorum [...] K-13
De origine et rebus gestis Polonorum [...] K-13
De origine et rebus gestis Polonorum [...] K-13
De origine et rebus gestis Polonorum [...] K-13
De origine et rebus gestis Polonorum [...] K-13
De origine et rebus gestis Polonorum [...] K-13
De origine et rebus gestis Polonorum [...] K-13
De origine et rebus gestis Polonorum [...] K-13
De origine et rebus gestis Polonorum [...] K-13

De origine et rebus gestis Polonorum [...] K-13

Author: Cromeri Martini, 1512 - 1589

Title: De origine et rebus gestis Polonorum Libri XXX. Tertium ab authore diligenter recogniti. Funebris eiusdem autoris Oratio, Sigismundi Regis uitam compendiose complexa & aliquotiesiam prius edita.

Title in English: 30 Books on the Origin of Poles and Their Deeds. Reviewed Diligently by the Author for the Third Time. A Funeral Oration of the Author, Briefly Recounting the Life of King Sigismund, Published Many Times Before. 

Basileae: ex officina Oporiniana, 1568; 2°.

Format: s. 468, portrait of Sigismund Augustus, and Sigismund I the Old.

Binding: contemporary binding.

Reference: XXVIII Aukcja Książek i Grafiki. – Warszawa: LAMUS, Dom Aukcyjny, 6 czerwca 2009, No55, P. 30-31; XXVII Aukcja Książek i Grafiki. – Warszawa: LAMUS, Dom Aukcyjny, 13 grudnia 2008, No54, P. 28-29.

The historiographic work 30 Books on the Origin of Poles and Their Deeds by Marcin Kromer was first published in Basel in 1555. This is a copy of the third edition. The book is decorated with portraits of Sigismund the Old and Sigismund Augustus and includes an eulogy for Sigismund the Old by the author, who was also the secretary to the Ruler of Poland and Lithuania. 

Reference: "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books". Museum and Collector - 7. Vilnius: National Museum of Lithuania, 2018, p. 398.

Published: "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books". Museum and Collector - 7. Vilnius: National Museum of Lithuania, 2018, p. 398-399.