LITWA […] K-184
LITWA […] K-184
LITWA […] K-184
LITWA […] K-184
LITWA […] K-184

LITWA […] K-184

Author: Kraszewski Józef Ignacy, 1812 - 1887

Title: Litwa : starożytne dzieje, ustawy, język, wiara, obyczaje, pieśni, przysłowia, podania i t.d. 

Title in English: Lithuania: Early Work, Laws, Language, Faith, Customs, Songs, Proverbs, Legends etc. / J. I. Kraszewski.

Warszawa: w drukarni Stanisława Strąbskiego, 1847–1850.

Format: 22 cm, s. [4], 516, [1]; [4], X, 439, [1].

Binding: contemporary binding.

Ex libris: E. Dambrauskas.

Historian, ethnographer, and member of the Vilnius Provisional Archaeology Commission Józef Ignacy Kraszewski (1812–1887) cooperated with the periodicals in Vilnius and published the journal Athenaeum. He studied historical documents and took interest in Lithuanian history, language, and mythology. He also collected songs, legends, and proverbs. Lithuania: Early Work, Laws, Language, Faith, Customs, Songs, Proverbs, Legends etc. is a study of the region and its history, in which he included Lithuanian historical documents from the 13th-14th centuries, around 400 Lithuanian proverbs and expressions, and his own study of Lithuanian folk songs. The book is marked with the ex libris of E. Dambrauskas.

Reference: "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books". Museum and Collector - 7. Vilnius: National Museum of Lithuania, 2018, p. 358.

Published: "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books". Museum and Collector - 7. Vilnius: National Museum of Lithuania, 2018, p. 358-359.