STUMPF, Johann Rudolph (1500-1576). Gemeiner loblicher Eydgnoschaft Stetten, Landen un Völckern chronicwirdiger thaaten beschreibüng. Zurich: Froschauer, 1586. 13 parts in one volume, 2° (342 x 222mm). Title printed in red and black, 13 section titles with woodcut armorial borders, 23 woodcut maps, including 8 full-page and 5 double-page, numerous woodcut illustrations of town views, historical events, portrait medallions, animals and coats of arms. (Occasional very light spotting, browning and staining, top corner of EE1 missing with early repair and text supplied in ink manuscript in a contemporary or near-contemporary hand, very light marginal worming to index.) 17th-century blindstamped pigskin over wooden boards, spine in six compartments, metal clasps, blue edges (extremities lightly rubbed). Provenance: copious ink annotation in a contemporary or near-contemporary hand, occasionally shaved -- Gieri Casura (bookplate).
ONE OF THE GREAT SWISS CHRONICLES. This is the second edition, much expanded from the first edition of 1548 also published by Froschauer. Apart from Switzerland, the work contains a general description of Europe, Germany and France. The 5 double-page maps are of Europe, Germany, France and the 'Eydgnoschaft'. Cf. Brunet V, 572 (1548 edition).