1627 Switzerland 1ed Respublica History Swiss Alps Europe Travel Elzevier

SIMMLER, Josias

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The famed Lyon publisher Elzevier published a series of travel guides under the title ‘Respublica’. This work is a collection of various authors on European countries focusing on geography and historical significance – one of the earliest travel guides. This particular volume covers the history of Switzerland and is one of the first books describing the Alps.

 

Authorship on this work is ambiguous – often attributed to Josias Simmler.

 

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1627 Switzerland 1ed Respublica History Swiss Alps Europe Travel Elzevier

 

The famed Lyon publisher Elzevier published a series of travel guides under the title ‘Respublica’. This work is a collection of various authors on European countries focusing on geography and historical significance – one of the earliest travel guides. This particular volume covers the history of Switzerland and is one of the first books describing the Alps.

 

Authorship on this work is ambiguous – often attributed to Josias Simmler.

 

Item number: #19515

Price: $599

 

SIMMLER, Josias

 

Helvetiorum respublica diversorum autorum quorum nonnulli nunc primum in lucem prodeunt

 

Lugd. Bat. : Ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1627. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 535, [17]
    • Engraved title page
  • References: Willems 278; Rahir 242
  • Provenance: Bookplate – Emmanuel Martin
  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~4.25in X 2.5in (11cm x 6cm)

 

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19515

Category

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

SIMMLER, Josias

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete