Author: De Roo Gerard
Title: Annales rerum belli domique ab Austriacis Habspurgicae gentis principibus, a Rudolpho primo, usque ad Carolum V. gestarum.
Title in English: Annals of the Military and Domestic Affairs of the Austrian Habsburg Family from Rudolf I up to Charles V.
Published: Innsbruck, Ioannes Agricola, 1592.
Format: In-folio; 16 cc. non num., 477 pp., 14 cc. (indice analitico).
Binding: contemporary binding.
First edition, one of the first books printed in Innsbruck. Very important historical work about Habsburg dynasty from Rodolphus the 1st to Charles the 5th. This text is especially interesting for the history of Tyrol and the Balkans. Furthermore, the book is enriched by a great iconographic apparatus: in particular, the full-page genealogical tree of the Habsburg dynasty includes 38 portraits.
Reference: Adams II, 362. Durstmueller, 500 Jahre Druck in Oesterr. 67. Ebert 19365. Joecher III, 2211. Schottenloher 31609.