1740 Folio Göttingen UNIVERSAL-REGISTER ÜBER WESTPHÄLISCHEN - GERMAN GENEALOGY
UNIVERSAL REGISTER ÜBER die SECHS THEILE der WESTPHÄLISCHEN FRIEDENS HANDLUNGEN und GESCHICHTE, IMGLEICHEN Über die ZWEEN THEILE der NÜRNBERGISCHEN FRIEDENS-EXECUTIONS-HANDLUNGEN und GESCHICHTE. Von JOHANN LUDOLPH WALTHER. (UNIVERSAL REGISTER on the SIX PARTS of the WESTPHALIAN PEACE ACTS and HISTORY, and likewise about the (TWO?) PARTS of the NUREMBERG PEACE PLANS - ACTS and HISTORY. By JOHANN LUDOLF WALTHER.) GOTTINGEN (Germany): Universitaets-Buchhandlung, 1740. First Edition. THICK FOLIO SIZE BOOK, four spine binding cords, plain uncovered card (thick layered paper) front and rear boards (it appears as if the book had its original covering (vellum?) removed and was being prepared for recovering), 9" X 13.5" (23cm x 34cm.) Pagination:  half-title page, title-page, blank versos; IV Forward,  Dedication (laid-in loosely);  Author's Preface with half-page engraving; XCVI Instrumentum Pacis; 104 plus 3 fold-open Genealogical Charts and several unnumbered Genealogical Plates; + 686. Illustrated with a lovely half-page engraving, a title-page engraved crest, some facsimile signatures, and an engraved Printer's device at the bottom of the last page. CONDITION: Covers are plain layered-paper card boards lacking their leather over-covering, as noted above. They are well-worn along the edges, but look suitable for recovering. The text block is in good shape, the dedication leaf (following the title-page) is detached and laid-in loosely, there are creases and edge wear, here and there throughout, pages show light age toning, overall the pages are very well maintained, still complete, tight, bright, clean and unmarked. Collated with an online digitized copy of this book held at the Bavarian National State Library. VERY RARE and IMPORTANT GERMAN BOOK of EARLY ACTS, PEACE DECREES, and GENEALOGY.