Lex Regia det er: Den souveraine konge-lov
Illustrated by Claus von Möinichen (Danish, died in 1710), Calligrapher Michael (Mikkel) Augustus Roeg (Norwegian, active in France, about 1679–1736/37), Engraved by Andreas Reinhardt (German, about 1676–1742)
Place of Publication: Copenhagen, Denmark
Bibliotheca Danica, II, 739
Overall: 51.2 x 36.6 x 2.5 cm (20 3/16 x 14 7/16 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book, entirely engraved
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(Copenhagen: 1709) Large folio; 19 leaves; original gilt-stamped red morocco with arms of King Frederik IV of Denmark and Norway.
Elaborate ornamental titles and borders with animals, birds, flowers, and other decorations, engraved calligraphic text, calligraphic portrait of Frederik III on horseback.
Acquired in 1981 from Marlborough Rare Books, London, by Arthur E. Vershbow, by whom given to MFA.
Gift of Arthur E. Vershbow