Beschreibung des Königreichs Polen […] K-214
Beschreibung des Königreichs Polen […] K-214
Beschreibung des Königreichs Polen […] K-214
Beschreibung des Königreichs Polen […] K-214
Beschreibung des Königreichs Polen […] K-214
Beschreibung des Königreichs Polen […] K-214
Beschreibung des Königreichs Polen […] K-214

Beschreibung des Königreichs Polen […] K-214

Author: Connor Bernard Richard , 0000 - 1698

Title: Beschreibung des Königreichs Polen und Gros-Hertzogthums Litthauen... Aus dem englischen übersetzet. 

Title in English: Description of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania… Translated from English. 

Leipzig: bey Thomas Fritsch, 1700.

Format: 8 °, k. [5], p. 822, k. [8], portrait 1 (copper-plate), tabl. dig. 1 (copper-plate), vignette (copper-plate), initials (woodcut).

Binding: contemporary binding with gilding and stamping.

The work in the form of 10 letters contains a detailed description of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.

Description of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania is a work on the history of Lithuania, Poland, and the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth until 1697 by Bernard O’Connor (~1666–1698), Irish medic, historian, and personal doctor of the Ruler of Poland and Lithuania Jan Sobieski. It introduces the governmental order of the state and the process of electing kings. The book was first published in London in 1698. In 1700, a German translation was published in Leipzig. The book is illustrated with a portrait of the Ruler of the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth Augustus II, and an engraving depicting the Sejm. 

Reference: "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books". Museum and Collector - 7. Vilnius: National Museum of Lithuania, 2018, p. 531.

Published: "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books". Museum and Collector - 7. Vilnius: National Museum of Lithuania, 2018, p. 530-533.

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2nd: The Sejm of the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth.