Author: Gwagnin Aleksander, 1538 - 1614
Title: Rerum Polonicarum tomi tres: quorum primus omnium Poloniae regum, a Lecho Primo gentis duce, ad Stephanum Bathoreum, etiamnum Regem, tum Principum Lituaniae, chronologicam, recensionem, ac singulorum res gestas complectitur: Adiecta recens historiarum in nostram aetatem incidentium continua narratione. II. Provinciarum, quae uno Sarmatiae Europeae nomine vulgo veniunt, chorographicam descriptionem continent. III. Res singulariter a Polonis in Valachia gestas, orationes item et epistolas sceptri Polonici negocia concernentes habet.
Title in English: Three Volumes on Polish Affairs: of Which the First Encompasses the Chronology of all Polish Kings from the First Tribal Duke Lech to Stephen Bathory, the Present King, and the Chronology of all Lithuanian Dukes, Their Evaluation and Individual Deeds: With an Added Coherent Description of the Affairs of Our Age. Volume II Presents a Chronological Description of Provinces Usually Referred to as European Sarmatia. Volume III Encompasses the Conquests Made Separately by Poles in Wallachia as well as Orations and Letters by the Polish King Relevant to These Matters.
Published: Francofurti (Frankfurt) 1584. Excudebat loann. Wechelus, impensis Sogis. Feyerabendij.
Format: 8°, k. , s. 367; s. 425; 426-720.
Binding: contemporary binding.
Lavishly illustrated work of Polish history in three volumes, covering the period from Lehi to Stephen Bathory governance (inclusive).
Reference: E.XVII, 483-484.
The work Three Volumes on Polish Affairs is a collection of various texts by Lithuanian and Polish authors, published under the name of Alessandro Guagnini, the Italian chronicler who served in the army of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The book is composed of 28 works, most of which are historical documents of 16th century Poland and Lithuania.
Reference: "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books". Museum and Collector - 7. Vilnius: National Museum of Lithuania, 2018, p. 233.
Published: "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books". Museum and Collector - 7. Vilnius: National Museum of Lithuania, 2018, p.232-235.