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Luther, Martin (1483-1546) Die Siebed Teil Bucher des Ehrenwurdigen Herrn Doctoris Mart. Lutheri.

Auction:
3269B
Lot:
148
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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Books & Manuscripts - 3269B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 23, 2019 11:00AM

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Luther, Martin (1483-1546) Die Siebed Teil Bucher des Ehrenwurdigen Herrn Doctoris Mart. Lutheri. Wittemberg: Hans Lufft, 1554. First collected edition of fifty-one shorter pieces critical of the Pope and Catholic bishops written between 1518 and 1546; title page printed in red and black with large woodcut of Christ crucified and flanked by Luther and Philip Melanchthon (1497-1560), who edited the text, bound in contemporary wooden boards, front board with original covering material, rebacked with the new leather covering the back board as well, lacking clasps, edges stained blue, some stains and tears to contents, 12 x 7 3/4 in.

[dagger]8 [last leaf blank & present], A-Z6, a-z6, Aa-Zz6, AA-ZZ6, aa-mm6, nn4.
Estimate $400-600


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