Law of Jutland
Blasius Eckenberger (transl.): Dat Rechte Judske Lowbock Anno 1590. auergesehn, Corrigeret, unde in dem Densken vorbetert, tho Copenhagen in Druck uthgegahn. […]. Nic. Wegener: Slesvig 1593. 8vo. 140 leaves. First 4 leaves with repairs and reinforcements, title with minor loss of text. Many leaves with browning. Verso of title leaf and 2nd leaf with coat of arm and portrait of King Christian IV in old colouration and gold. The book is missing a second part “Repertorium alphabeticum”. Last 1/3 of leaves, with heavy browning. Bound in cont. full calf, with gilt decorations in French style. On the frontboard a portrait og the young of King Christian IV, signed a crowned “C”. On backboard the Danish coat of arms. Spine repaired and much of the gilding is worn. Housed in box.
Literature: Lauritz Nielsen, 1072, Thesaurus I, 167 and Bogvennen 1948, p.16.
Provenance: Flemming Erik Pedersen (1931–2020).