1740 Lectures on a Notable German Study of Universal History [Manuscript]. [Universal History]. [Curas, Hilmar]. [De Historia Demoninatione Definitione (running title)]. Note on front free endpaper reads "Celeb. Did. Dusingii prof. Brem./ Dictata in/ Hilmari Curas/ Compend. Historiae Univers." [Bremen, 1740]. 457 pp. Quarto (7-3/4" x 6"). Contemporary three-quarter vellum over patterned boards, edges rouged. Some soiling, moderate rubbing to extremities, spine ends bumped. Light toning to interior, text in neat hand to rectos and versos of all leaves. $500. * A fair copies of lectures on Hilman Curas's Einleitung zur Universal-Historie (1723), a study of universal history by the Berlin professor Hilmar Dusing that was highly regarded in the North-German states. According to the annotation on the front free endpaper, the lecturer was a professor at the University of Bremen named Dietrich Duesing (Dusing or Duysing). Notes on pp. 454 and 457 of the manuscript are dated 1740.
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