Conditiones Pacis [...] K-66
Conditiones Pacis [...] K-66
Conditiones Pacis [...] K-66
Conditiones Pacis [...] K-66
Conditiones Pacis [...] K-66

Conditiones Pacis [...] K-66

Author: N / A

Title: Conditiones Pacis, a magno Moscoviae duce petitae, à serenissimo rege Poloniae concessae, in praesentia legati summi pontificis à Moscho venientis transactae Zapolska Iania, anno domini M. D. LXXXII. die XV. Ianuarii.

Title in English: Conditions of the Truce Sought by the Duke of Muscovy and Given by His Highness the King of Poland, Signed in Yam Zapolsky in the Presence of the Senior Envoy to the Pontiff Arrived From Muscovy, 15 January 1582. 

Published: Magdeburg, Wilhelm Roß, 1582.

Format: small 4to (197 x 155 mm). Title within ornamented typographic border. [2] leaves. [A1-2].

Binding: blue gray wrappers.

Very scarce first and only edition of the text of the Truce or Treaty of Jam Zapolski (near Nowgorod) between the Polish King and Grand Duke of Lithuania, and the Russian Czar Iwan IV. Following the successful Livonian campaign of King Stephen Báthory, and the Siege of Pskov, it was one of the treaties that ended the Livonian or First Northern War (1558-1583). – Somewhat browned.

Of this rarity we can trace only 8 copies in public libraries: Bayrische Staatsbibliothek München, Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig, Sächsische Landesbibliothek - Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden, Russische Staatsbibliothek, Thüringer Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Jena, Herzog-August-Bibliothek  Wolfenbüttel, Historische Bibliothek des Ludwig-Wilhelm-Gymnasiums Rastatt, Stadtbibliothek Magdeburg.

Reference: VD 16, R-3860.