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    1748 Rare Martin Luther (German) Bible Biblia with copper plates, original boards and working clasps
Size: quarto 9.5 x 7.5 x 4"
Publisher: Tübingen : Verlegts Johann Philipp Erhardt
   VERY GOOD and WELL PRESERVED condition

Price: $1,350.00

Biblia, das ist, Die gantze Heilige Schrift : Alten und Neuen Testaments, nach der deutschen Uebersetzung und mit den Vorreden Doctor Martin Luthers, auf das neue mit Deutlichen Summarien ... samt einer Vorrede über die ganze Heil. Schrift D. Christoph Matthai Pfaffen
 By Martin Luther
 
 Published: Tübingen : Verlegts Johann Philipp Erhardt, 1748.
 
 [70], 776, [2], 294, [4], 184, 372 pages : illustrations (some folded). Hardcover in original leather binding with beautiful original brass working clasps (see pictures!).
 
 Title in red and black. Woodcut illustrations in text; initials. Handwritten 18th-century notes on rear endpaper. New Testament has separate title page.
 
 VERY GOOD and WELL PRESERVED condition. 4 parts in 1 vol. With 1 engraved title and 32 copper plates (1 double page; partly with inscriptions on verso). Tubingen, Joh. Ph. Erhardt 1748. Blind tooled pigskin over wooden boards. 4to. 34 ll., 776 pp.; 294 pp., 1 l.; 184 pp.; 372 pp.  Fine, richly illustrated Luther Bible with prophets, apocrypha, Augsburg Confession, a time register and the Hedinger register. - Partly browned and thumbed, some with small marginal blemishes.
 
 All in all well-preserved and richly illustrated Bible.
 
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