Author: Pastorius Joachim, 1611 - 1681
Title: Florus polonicus, seu polonicae historiae epitome nova, quintum recognita, aucta, et ad nostri usque temporis bella continuata.
Title in English: The Polish Blossom, or a New Epitome of Polish History, Reviewed for the Fifth Time, Enlarged and Extended to the Wars of Our Times.
Gedani et Francofurti [Danzig and Frankfurt]: sumptibus Simonis Beckensteinii, typis Simonis Reinigeri, 1679; 12°.
Binding: contemporary binding.
This is the fifth augmented edition of Joachim Pastorius’ textbook The Polish Blossom, or a New Summary of Polish History. The history of the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth is continued until 3 May 1660, when the Treaty of Oliva was signed that ended the 1655-1660 war with Sweden. The book is dedicated to the Ruler of Poland and Lithuania Jan Sobieski.
Reference: XXVIII Aukcja książek i grafiki. (KATALOG) –Warszawa: LAMUS, 6 czerwca 2009, Kat. No 78, P. 44; "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books". Museum and Collector - 7. Vilnius: National Museum of Lithuania, 2018, p. 482.
Published: "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books". Museum and Collector - 7. Vilnius: National Museum of Lithuania, 2018, p. 482-483.