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    Johannes Praetorius. [Hans Schultze]. Storchs und Schwalben Winter-Quarier, Das ist, Eine ungemeine Vergungung der curiosen Gemuther, durch einen vollstandigen Physicalischen Discurs, von obgedachten Sommer-Boten, wie auch andern unstet-lebenden Vogeln und Thieren. Frankfurt & Leipzig: Christian Weidmann, 1676. Krown & Spellman retail: $600. First Edition. 8vo. A-2F8,2G7. [Lacks )(4 (dedication), 2G8, blank, and index.] Text complete. [32 of 40],445pp. Lacks 1 blank and 7pp index. Contemp. 1/2 vellum, printed paperlabel, edges red, old owner's stamp on t.p., browning and foxing, some minor marginal worming. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: "Praetorius [1630-1680] had an open eye and a sharp ear for all wonder stories, witch tales, and accounts of ghosts and sorcery current among the people. He indefatigably collected all information on remarkable subjects and happenings, and was fond of popular gossip, even of the uncouth type." [Faber du Faur.]  VD17 3:304628N. Hayn, Praetorius, 86. Dunnhaupt 54:1. Bruckmann, Bibl. anim. 196. Goedeke III,239:15,12. Graesse V,432. Haydinger I,2,825. Heyse 1950. Kreysig, Bibl. Venat.,162. Waibler 1083. Zarncke 528. Rosenthal, Magica, 1907 (var. t.p. as mentioned in Dunnhaupt).

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