Author: Hartknoch Christoph, 1644 - 1687
Title: De Repvblica Polonica Libri Dvo: Qvorum Prior Historiae Polonicae Memorabiliora ex diligenti Sarmaticorum juxta ac Germanicorum tam Veterum, quam recentiorum Scriptorum collatione eruta, variasque Provinciarum eo pertinentium mutationes complectitur : Posterior Autem Jvs Pvblicvm Reipvbl. Polonicae, Lithvanicae Provinciarvmqve Annexarvm ex Statutis, Constitutionibus, Juribus, Privilegiis, probatissimisq[ue], Scriptorib. Polon. depromtum, comprehendit : His Adjectae Sunt Duae Dissertationes Historicae de Repvblica Cvronica Vetere et Nova. Item de Originibvs Pomeranicis.
Title in English: Two Books on the Republic of Poland: the First of Which Encompasses the More Memorable Events of Polish History, Discovered from a Careful Comparison of the Sarmatian and Both Old and New Germanic Writers, and Various Continuing Changes in the Provinces; and the Second Encompasses the Public Law of the Republic of Poland, Lithuania, and Annexed Provinces, Collected from Statutes, Decrees, Laws, Privileges, and the Most Suitable Polish Writers: to This Two Historical Studies on the New and Old Republic of Curonians are Added. Also About the Origin of the Inhabitants of Pomerania.
Published: Impensis Martini Hallervordii, Bibliopol. Königsbergensis, 1687.
Binding: contemporary binding.
In his work Two Books on the Republic of Poland, Christoph Hartknoch describes historical documents concerning Lithuanian and Polish history and describes the societal and governmental order of the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth. The book was first published in 1678. This is the second edition (1687). The work Tractate on the Origins of Pomeranians (Dissertatio de originibus Pomeranicis) by the same author and the Tractate on the Republic of Curonia and Semigallia (Dissertatio de Curonorum et Semgallorum Republica) by Bernard Johan Nirezius are printed alongside the first work.
Reference: "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books". Museum and Collector - 7. Vilnius: National Museum of Lithuania, 2018, p. 328.
Published: "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books". Museum and Collector - 7. Vilnius: National Museum of Lithuania, 2018, p. 328-329.
Exhibitions: "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books", September 3, 2018 – October 21, 2018.