Halle: Verlag der Buchhandlung der Baisenhauses, 1853. Hardcover. Very good. Item #23532 .
8vo. 351,(1) pp. Blue cloth blocked in gilt, floral endpapers. Trace of wear and darkening of spine, light foxing, else this is a very good copy. With the stamp of the Klinisch-Therapeutisches Institut in Arlesheim on the obverse and reverse of the front free endpaper.
Scarce title which incorporates a vast amount of material about Merlin. Preliminary material is in German, then Geoffrey of Monmouth's Prophetia Merlini in Latin with a German index following. Then Nennius, Ranulphus, excerpt from Bede's life of S. Patrick, Giraldis Cambrensis, Buchanan's Scottish History and seveal more, all in Latin with German notes. The Myrvian Archailogy of Wales in Welsh, a dialogue between Merlin and Taliesin in Welsh and English, Welsh triads (of course), Merlin's songs in Breton with German translation,a Scottish version of Merlin's Prophecies, a long Italian poem in Latin, and so forth.
Unusual and scarce. Only 3 copies noted in OCLC.