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De rebus a Carolo Gustavo Sueciæ rege gestis commentariorum

Illustrated by Erik Dahlberg (Swedish, 1625–1703), Illustrated by David Klöcker (German, worked in Sweden, 1629–1698)

Place of Publication: Nuremberg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet IV, 960; VD17 39:124163A; Hollstein, German, IV, p. 119, no. 30; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, XXIX, pp. 165-67, nos. 174-91; Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire 17th, V, pp. 47-48, nos. 63-64; XI, pp. 337-43, nos. 955-65


Overall: 36.5 x 25.2 x 9.8 cm (14 3/8 x 9 15/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 126 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Nuremberg: Johann Leonhard Knorz, for Christoph Riegel, 1696) Folio; 353 leaves, plus plates; contemporary blind-stamped pigskin, with extra armorial stamps on upper and lower covers (tan-gray cloth box)

Illustrations: portraits, city views, battle views, ceremonial processions, including the complete funeral procession of King Carl Gustav, 1660.

Nuremberg: Johann Leonhard Knorz, for Christoph Riegel, 1696


1970, year-end gift of Samuel Glaser, Newton, MA to the MFA. (Accession date: January 13, 1971)

Credit Line

Gift of Samuel Glaser