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Scriptores rerum Silesiacarum oder Sammlung schlesischer Geschichtschreiber, namens der schlesischen gesellschaft für vaterländische cultur. by  Gustav Adolf Harald Stenzel - First Edition - 1835–47 - from Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M)  (SKU: 25346)

Scriptores rerum Silesiacarum oder Sammlung schlesischer Geschichtschreiber, namens der schlesischen gesellschaft für vaterländische cultur.

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Scriptores rerum Silesiacarum oder Sammlung schlesischer Geschichtschreiber, namens der schlesischen gesellschaft für vaterländische cultur.

by Stenzel, Gustav Adolf Harald

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Breslau: Josef Max & Komp., 1835–47. 4to (25.7 cm, 9.9"). 3 vols. I: xx, (iii)–xvi, 538 pp. II: xv, [1], 505, [1] pp. III: xii, 435, [1] pp.

Uncommon first edition: The first three volumes of this important collection of documents pertaining to the history of Silesia. Stenzel (1792–1854), a German historian, was for some years the archivist of the Silesian provincial archives and made excellent use of his position; this work offers a great deal of seldom-seen and valuable primary source material, including accounts of St. Hedwig, Duchess of Silesia, and Dorothea Beier, the 15th-century mystic, along with the Chronica Polonorum and Samuel Benjamin Klose's Darstellung der inneren Verhältnisse der Stadt Breslau vom Jahre 1458 bis zum Jahre 1526.
    Additional volumes continued to be published for many years, under the stewardship of other editors; Stenzel was responsible for I through V. Recent black-flecked paper–covered boards, spines with printed paper title and volume labels. Some upper edges in vol. I and lower corners in vol. II bumped; all edges stained red except for vol. III, which has speckled edges. Vol. III (only) with light offsetting/show-through from print; in fact a clean, nice set..

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Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M) US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
25346
Title
Scriptores rerum Silesiacarum oder Sammlung schlesischer Geschichtschreiber, namens der schlesischen gesellschaft für vaterländische cultur.
Author
Stenzel, Gustav Adolf Harald
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Josef Max & Komp.
Place of Publication
Breslau
Date published
1835–47
Size
4to (25.7 cm, 9.9"). 3 vols. I: xx, (iii)–xvi, 538 pp. II: xv, [1], 505, [1] pp. III: xii, 435, [1] pp.
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