Each subject, person, place, or institution is made to utter a brief self-characterizing aphorism, proverb, rhyme, or commonplace; this is followed by the author's commentary, often satiric, & combines into a novel review of the state of European affairs, proceeding from the Pope & Wallenstein to Prester John & Pickelhering.
Microfilm. New Haven : Research Publications, 1973. 35 mm. (German baroque literature, Harold Jantz collection ; no. 3150, reel 585)