Signatures: *⁶ **¹ A-4E⁴. Errata: 4E4a. Printer's device on t.p., tailpieces, initials. Sideglosses. "Cum privilegiis S.C. Majestatis; & Ordd. Belgicae Foederatae, nec non Holl. West-Frisiaeque, per annos quindecim." Full-page portrait engraving of the author, signed: M. Miereveld pinx. W. Delff sculps. To be distinguished from another edition or issue, corrected and with slightly varying preliminaries, publ. later in the same year. Cf. Meulen & Diermanse, 742 (LC 2010667907).
Binding: contemporary calf, gold-tooled and -stamped on back and covers, with title label and red page-edges. Originally classed as: KE2700.Z9 G881 1657.
Grässe, III, p. 163. Meulen & Diermanse. Bib. Hugo Grotius (1950), 741. Sowerby, E.M. Cat. of the lib. of Thomas Jefferson, 295.
Provenance: large coat of arms stamped in gilt on covers, with motto Per angusta ad augusta."