Biblia, Das ist: Die ganze Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments. Nach der Deutschen ... Biblia, Das ist: Die ganze Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments. Nach der Deutschen ... Biblia, Das ist: Die ganze Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments. Nach der Deutschen ...

Biblia, Das ist: Die ganze Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments. Nach der Deutschen Uebersetzung von doctor Martin Luther. Mit lehrreichen Vorreden, und vielen nützlichen und seltenen Registern versehen. Nebst dem dritten Buch der Maccabäer, und Zugabe des dritten and vierten Buchs Esra. Imgleichen: Eine kurz gefasste Biblische Geschichte und Lebenbeschreibung Doctor Martin Luthers

Luther, Martin; Johann Bär (Ed.)

Published by Johann Bär, Lancaster (Penn.), 1819
Condition: fair to g- Hardcover
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Folio. [10], 738, 227, [1], 92pp. Original full calf over wooden boards. Bevelled edges. Raised bands. Remnants of clasps present. Book complete with its list of subscribers from various States of the Union. This remarkable work is the first folio German Bible printed in America. Indeed, Bär's Biblia was the largest German-language Bible hand-printed in the United States. The other German-American Bibles were all smaller, quarto Bibles printed by the Saur family in Germantown, near Philadelphia, (1743, 1763, and 1776), by Gottlob Jungmann in Reading (1805), and by Friedrich Goeb in Somerset (1813). Binding heavily rubbed along edges. Front board detached but present. Previous owner's inscription, dated 1823 on inside of front cover. Lacking the two engraved frontispieces. Sporadic damp-staining along upper part of pages throughout. Some foxing and/or browning throughout. Text in German, gothic script. Binding in overall poor, interior in fair to good- condition. Bookseller Inventory # 30732

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Title: Biblia, Das ist: Die ganze Heilige Schrift ...

Publisher: Johann Bär, Lancaster (Penn.)

Publication Date: 1819

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: fair to g-

Edition: First edition.

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