Important Work by Noted German Historian Albert Krantz

    Albert Krantz [Crantz]. Saxonia. Cologne: [Johann Soter], 1520. First edition. Folio. ¹8 [index], a8, b--z, A-S6 [S6,blank]. [258]f. Fine woodcut title page. Modern half calf, spine banded title on label, some pinhole worming (more in rear), minor damp stains in rear inner margin, some old marginalia, paper in clean crisp condition. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.
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    Albert Krantz (1448-1517) historian, doctor of divinity, canon of law, professor of philosophy and divinity at the University of Rostock and later Dean of the chapter in the Cathedral of Hamburg. He was famous for his prudence and his intellectual abilities. He worked on reforms but did not have sympathies with Hus or Wycliffe. He wrote several famous historical works on northern history on the Saxons, Danes, Swedes, Vandals etc. "..for the period in which they were written are characterized by exceptional impartiality and research." [EB 11th ed.] VD 16 K2257. BM STC (Germ.) 477. Adams C2884.Proctor 10600.

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