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Bible, German. Biblia mit der Nusselgung. Das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrift D. Martinin Lutheri.

Auction:
3269B
Lot:
34
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Bible, German. Biblia mit der Nusselgung. Das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrift D. Martinin Lutheri. Lueneburg: Cornelius Johann Stern, 1711. Large folio, engraved titles, illustrations, folding map of Jerusalem, bound in contemporary textured red morocco over wooden boards, elaborately tooled with flowers and vases, Greek keys, grapevines, and other motifs, with black morocco onlays, double silk endbands, all edges gilt and gauffered, with elaborate cast brass catches (lacking clasps) and putti-decorated brass stays for the strap ends nailed to back board, the binding rubbed but structurally sound, back board more rubbed than the front, 16 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600


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