Engraved title, port. of Boissard on verso. Portrait roundels of 47 rulers drawn by Joris Hoefnagel from medals in the imperial collections. The roundels are set in square borders, within larger rectangular borders that are filled with plants, animals, insects and birds, and include four-line Latin epigrams on the rulers in strap-work cartouches at head and foot. Head- and tail-pieces, initials.
Issued as part of v. 2 of Johann Adam Lonicerus's Pannoniae historia chronologica. De Bry also published a German translation in the same year. See VD16.