Oldenburgisch Chronicon : Das ist, Beschreibung Der Löblichen Vhralten Grafen zu Oldenburg vnd Delmenhorst, & c : Von welchen die jetzige Könige zu Dennemarck vnd Hertzogen zu Holstein entsprossen, Sampt Jhres Stammens ersten Ankunfft, Thaten, Regierung, Leben vnd Ende, mit künstlichen Brustbildern vnd Wapen gezieret, auffs aller fleissigste zusammen getragen, Durch Hermannum Hamelmannum.

Hamelmann, Hermann, 1525-1595.
[Gedruckt zu Oldenburg : Durch Warner Berendts Erben], Anno 1599.
[86], 494, [18] p., [4] leaves of plates (folded) : ill., ports., coats of arms, geneal. tables ; 32 cm (fol.)

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Germany -- History -- 1517-1648.
Oldenburg, House of -- Wood-engraving, German.
Oldenburg (Germany : Landkreis) -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
Germany Oldenburg.
Printer's name and date of publication from colophon.
Signatures: a-g⁶ A-2S⁶ 2T⁴ 2V⁸.
Illustrations: numerous engravings and woodcuts, including engraved title border and full-page portrait of the author, chiefly after the drawings in the original manuscript of Hans Maes whose initials appear on an engraving on prelim. leaf 42b.--cf. Rüthning, p. 451, and Nagler: Monogrammisten, III, 2862. The engravings are chiefly portraits and arms; the woodcuts are arms, a few portraits, a full-page view of the city and a few battle scenes, etc., the latter apparently from stock cuts. The doublepage engraved view of the city is signed: Petr. Bast. au. et sculp. 1598.
Errors in pagination: p. 94 is misnumbered 64; p. 464 is misnumbered 446.
Errata on last page.
Main text in German with some passages in Latin.
Seen through the press after the author's death by Anton Hering and Hermann Neuwald. Hering altered some passages to suit the purposes of the ruling house and Neuwald contributed the continuation from 1595 to 1599 (p. 482-493). For discussion, see Rüthning.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy bound in full parchment; all edges speckled blue.
Culture Class Collection copy has ms. bibliographic notes on verso of front free endpaper.
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
Adams, H30
BM STC German, 1455-1600, p. 381
Grässe, J.G.T. Trésor de livres rares et précieux, III, 203
Rüthning, G. Oldenburgische Geschichte, v. 1, p. 447-452
VD16 H 407
Hering, Anton, -1610.
Maes, Hans.
Bast, Pieter, -1605.
Berendts, Warner, -1599, printer.
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German Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)