Frankfurt: Heirs of Jonas Rosa, 1663.
Second edition (after the first edition of 1615). Printer's device on title. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary vellum. Provenance: Canton de Boussieres (library stamp on title); Grauel (signature, dated 1731 on front free endpaper); C. Fleury (signature, dated 1841 on front free endpaper). STC/German 17th-century A-149. Item #223075
Essential biographies of Germanic thinkers and savants: theologians, philosophers, jurists, scientists, as well as artists, as well as printers (the very first entry is on Füst & Gutenberg). With useful indices (order of appearance, and alphabetical) of the 125 subjects he treats. A classic of German biographical dictionaries.
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