SWEDISH CHRONICLE

MS 1737
MS Short Title SWEDISH CHRONICLE
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  1. OLAVUS PETRI: CHRONICON SVECIAE, EEN SWENSK CRÖNEKA (UP TO 1520)
  2. CHRISTIAN II'S AFFIRMATION AT HIS ACCESSION TO THE THRONE AT STOCKHOLM IN 1520
Description MS in Swedish on paper, Sweden, ca. 1600, 218 ff. (complete), 32x19 cm, single column, (28x13 cm), 35-41 lines in Swedish cursive script by 2 scribes.
Binding Sweden, ca. 1600, brown calf, with blindstamped panels in renaissance design, sewn on 4 cords.
Provenance 1. Björck & Börjesson, Stockholm, Cat. 536(1993):68.
Commentary Olavus's original MS from ca. 1540-50 is lost. The present MS is Olavus's most noteworthy work, not only by its literary style, but also by the critical method surpassing that of any previous chronicler. The work was not published until 1818.
See also MS 2308 [TBA], A. Boström: Lärobok för mindre practiserade Sjömän. Sweden, 1832-1835 (Link to 24.13.6)
MS 2309 [TBA], Skeppsbyggeri. Sweden, ca. 1850
Place of origin Sweden
Dates ca 1600

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