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Arennt Berntsen (b. Bergen 1610, d. København 1680, Dano-Norwegian topographical-statistical author)

Danmarckis oc Norgis Fructbar Herlighed. Cph: Peder Hake - Jørgen Holst 1654. 4to. 1116 p. With copper engraved title page by Simon de Pas. With hand-coloured ex-libris and handwritten verse on reverse of flyleaf: (Lauritz Axelsen): “Naar Lovens Piil vort Hjerte giör / For Synden ömt oc saared, /Oss Lægedom det Kors da föör / Som Christus haver baared”. Engraved title page repaired and partly mounted on paper. One text leaf replaced with a leaf from another copy. Bound in cont. full vellum with calligraphed title on spine.

Bibl.Danica II, 598; Thesaurus #376.

Literature: Povl Skadhauge: Et dansk Bogejermærke fra det 17. Aarhundrede, Philobiblon, Vol. I, 1945–47, p. 91–94.

Provenance: First owner Lauritz Axelson, Christian Sørensen Testrup, H.V. Gram, Chr. Petresch Christensen, and Flemming Erik Pedersen (1931–2020).

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