An account of Livonia: with a relation of the rise, progress, and decay of the Marian Teutonick Order : the several revolutions that have happen'd there to these present times, with the wars of Poland, Sweden and Muscovy, contending for that province : a particular account of the dukedoms of Courland, Semigallia, and the province of Pilten : to which is added the author's journey from Livonia to Holland in 1698 ... sent in letters to his friend in London

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Printed for Peter Buck, 1701 - Baltic States - 335 pages
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