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Title: Conditiones Pacis, a magno Moscoviae duce petitae, à serenissimo rege Poloniae concessae, in praesentia legati summi pontificis à Moscho venientis transactae Zapolska Iania, anno domini M. D. LXXXII. die XV. Ianuarii.
Title in English: Conditions of the Truce Sought by the Duke of Muscovy and Given by His Highness the King of Poland, Signed in Yam Zapolsky in the Presence of the Senior Envoy to the Pontiff Arrived From Muscovy, 15 January 1582.
Magdeburg, Wilhelm Roß, 1582.
Format: small 4to (197 x 155 mm). Title within ornamented typographic border.  leaves. [A1-2].
Binding: blue gray wrappers.
Very scarce first and only edition of the text of the Truce or Treaty of Jam Zapolski (near Nowgorod) between the Polish King and Grand Duke of Lithuania, and the Russian Czar Iwan IV. Following the successful Livonian campaign of King Stephen Báthory, and the Siege of Pskov, it was one of the treaties that ended the Livonian or First Northern War (1558-1583). – Somewhat browned.
Of this rarity it can be traced only 8 copies in public libraries: Bayrische Staatsbibliothek München, Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig, Sächsische Landesbibliothek - Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden, Russische Staatsbibliothek, Thüringer Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Jena, Herzog-August-Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel, Historische Bibliothek des Ludwig-Wilhelm-Gymnasiums Rastatt, Stadtbibliothek Magdeburg.
Reference: VD 16, R-3860.
Conditions of the Truce Agreed on by Duke of Muscovy and His Highness the King of Poland in Yam Zapolsky in the Presence of the Senior Envoy to the Highest Hierarch From Muscovy, 15 January 1582 is the text of the peace treaty between the King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania Stephen Bathory and the Russian Tsar Ivan IV the Terrible. This was one of the treaties that ended the 1558–1583 Livonian war.
Reference: "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books". Museum and Collector - 7. Vilnius: National Museum of Lithuania, 2018, p. 414.
Published: "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books". Museum and Collector - 7. Vilnius: National Museum of Lithuania, 2018, p. 414.