ACTS OF THE REICHSTAG 1653-1654 / REICHSTAGS=HANDLUNGEN Folio Göttingen 1740
ACTA COMITIALIA RATISBONENSIA PUBLICA DE MDCLIII ET MDCLIV; ODER REGENSPURGISCHE REICHSTAGS HANDLUNGEN VON DEN JAHREN 1653 UND 1654; ERSTER THEIL... STATUM PUBLICUM... Beschrieben von JOHANN GOTTFRIED von MEIERN. REGENSPURGISCHE REICHSTAGS HANDLUNGEN VON DEN JAHREN 1653 UND 1654 IN ZWEI THEILEN, by JOHANN GOTTFRIED VON MEIERN. VOLUME ONE (ERSTER THEILl) ONLY of Two Volumes (Zwei Theilen). GOTTINGEN (Germany): Universitaets-Buchhandlung, 1740. Second Printing (first printed in Leipzig, 1738). 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:  + 1158 pages. Illustrated with a lovely engraved Vignette on page 1, a title page engraved crest, 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 very good shape, some creases and edge wear, here and there throughout, pages show light age toning, overall the pages remain tight, bright, clean and unmarked. Collated with an online digitized copy of this book held at the Bavarian National State Library. VERY RARE FIRST VOLUME (ERSTER THEIL) of this IMPORTANT GERMAN BOOK of EARLY ACTS and DECREES.