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Sale: 385 / Rare Books, Nov. 21. 2011 in Hamburg Lot 509

 
Biblia germanica - Die Propheten. 1543.

Lot description
Biblia germanica. - [Biblia: Das ist: Die gantze Heilige Schrifft: Deudsch, Auffs New zugericht]. Vol. II (of 2). With 64 (1 fullpage) colored woodcuts in the text . Wittenberg, Hans Lufft 1543. Contemp. blindtooled pigskin over wooden boards with 2 brass clasps. Folio. 407 (of 408) numb. ll., 1 unnumb. l.

VD 16, B 2715. - Bibelslg. Württ. Landesbibl. E 339. - Cf. Schmidt, Ilustr. der Lutherbibel pp. 179ff. - Second vol. with prophets and the New Testament. The fine woodcuts from the workshop of Lucas Cranach in strong old coloring. - Lacking the title (supplied in facsimile) and the last blank. Some staining and slight browning, here and there waterstained, few leaves with marginal defects (mostly at beginning and end), 32 leaves with longer tear (backed), 13 leaves with mended corner damage (3 with loss of printed matter). Binding stained and with some scratches, covering of the front board with defective spots at the edges, inner hinges repaired, movable parts of the clasps renewed.

Vol. II (of 2), containing the prophets and the NT. With 64 (1 fullpage) woodcuts, all colored by contemp. hand. Contemp. blindpr. pigskin over wooden boards with 2 brass clasps. - Lacking the title (supplied in facsimile) and the last blank. Some staining and slight browning, here and there waterstained, few leaves with marginal defects (mostly at beginning and end), 32 leaves with longer tear (backed), 13 leaves with mended corner damage (3 with loss of printed matter). Binding stained and with some scratches, covering of the front board with defective spots at the edges, inner hinges repaired, movable parts of the clasps renewed.

509
Biblia germanica
Die Propheten. 1543.
Estimate:
€ 3,500 / $ 4,025
Sold:
€ 6,960 / $ 8.003

(incl. 20% surcharge)
 


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