Title: Adnotationes historicae de originae, antiquitate…in regno Poloniae ordinis Equitum Aquilae Albae.
Title in English: Historical Notes on the Origin, Antiquity, and Nobility of the Most Celebrated Rank of Cavaliers of the Polish Order of the White Eagle in the Kingdom of Poland.
Published: Köln, Adam Cholinus, 1730.
Format: Quarto. 31 Blatt, 346 Seiten, 7 pages instead of 8. (The pages with the Errata is missing. With 10 instead of (11?) plates showing portraits and heralds.
Binding: contemporary half leather binding in a stained condition.
Very nice, unsophisticated copy from the private collections of M. Favia del Core (bookplate on the front pastedown) and Friedlaender.
The volume includes, here bound together, two incunabula: the Cosmographia by Pomponio Mela, which is the earliest extant geographic treatise in Classical Latin, and the well-known De situ orbis by Dionysus Periegetes in the Latin version by Antonio Beccaria of Verona. Both texts are reference works of classical geography.