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Des Durchleuchtigen Hochgebornen Fürsten vnd herrn, herrn Ernsten, Hertzogen zu Braunschweig vnd Lüneburg etc. Warhafftiger bestendiger gegenbericht, wider Hertzog Heinrichs zu Braunschweig vnd Lüneburg, vnd seiner Hoffrethe zu Wulffenbüttel, vermeinten vngegründten bericht : als er jnn seinem schmelichen Ausschreiben, wider den Churfürsten zu Sachssen &c. vnd den Landgrauen zu Hessen etc. vnd die Hoffrethe jnn jhren ausgegangen sendebrieffen, der Fürstlichen, hoch, Ober, vnd gerechtigkeit halber an der Stad Braunschweig, gethan haben ...

Author/Creator:
Ernst I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, 1497-1546.
Publication:
[Wittenberg : Georg Rhaw, 1540]
Format/Description:
Book
[92] p. ; 22 cm. (4to)
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Warhafftiger bestendiger gegenbericht, wider Hertzog Heinrichs zu Braunschweig vnd Lüneburg, vnd seiner Hoffrethe zu Wulffenbüttel, vermeinten vngegründten bericht
Warhafftiger bestendiger gegenbericht, wider Hertzog Heinrichs zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg, und seiner Hoffrethe zu Wulffenbüttel, vermeinten ungegründten bericht
Text begins: Es ist Vns von Gotts gnaden Ernsten, Hertzogen zu Braunschweig vnd Lüneburg, die schmehliche schrifft, als vnser Vetter Hertzog Heinrich zu Braunschweig vnd Lüneburg, widder die Hochgebornen Fürsten, Herrn Johans Fridrichen, des heiligen Römischen Reichs Ertzmarschal, vnd Churfürsten, Hertzogen zu Sachssen, Landgrauen jnn Düringen, Margrauen zu Meissen, vnd Burggrauen zu Magdeburg &c.
Fingerprint:
reht zudo esc. tesc (C) 1540 (Q)
Subjects:
Heinrich, der Jüngere, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, 1489-1568.
Braunschweig (Germany : State) -- History -- 16th century.
Form/Genre:
Wooden boards (Binding)
Bevelled edge boards (Binding)
Place of Publication:
Germany Wittenberg.
Notes:
Penn Libraries copy imperfect: title leaf wanting. Title and imprint supplied from VD 16.
Signatures: A-K⁴ L² M⁴.
Leaf M4 is blank.
Without pagination.
Woodcut initial.
Errata on leaf M3v.
Local notes:
Purchased for the Penn Libraries in 1962.
Penn Libraries copy is no. 9 in a volume of 15 mid-sixteenth century German pamphlets concerned with the conflict between Braunschweig and Heinrich der Jüngere, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel.
Penn Libraries copy bound in full blind-toooled leather over beveled-edge wooden boards; upper board has central rectangular portrait of Martin Luther (with caption: V.D.M.I.Æ. D. MART. LVTHER); lower board has central rectangular portrait of a male figure flanked by the letters "C" and "W" (with caption: SI DEVS PRO NOBIS QVIS CONTRA NOS); 3 raised bands on spine; paper label with ms. number ("44") at head of spine; remains of 2 leather and metal clasps on lower board; 2 metal catchplates on upper board.
Penn Libraries copy has early ms. shelf-marks(?) in brown ink on front pastedown and front free endpaper (recto and verso); modern ms. bibliographical notes in pencil on front and back pastedowns; a few early ms. underlines, marginal notes and corrections to text in brown ink in text.
Penn Libraries copy: boards damaged at edges; spine damaged.
Penn Chronology:
1540
Cited in:
VD 16 B 7266
Contributor:
Rhaw, Georg, 1488-1548, printer.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
German Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
718268545