Biblia Mit Der Ausslegung. Das Ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrift, Altes Und Neues Testaments, D. Martini Lutheri. Mit Einer Kurzen / Jedoch Grundlichen Erklarung Dess Textes, D. Lucae Ofiandri, Senioris......Bible in German (1711)
Luneburg: Johann Stern, 1711. Large Folio (16 1/2" x 11 1/2"). Item #08253
A magnificent pulpit size Bible, in contemporary full leather binding, with cast bronze corners, each showing a different biblical narrative (4 on front board and 4 on rear), 4 cast bronze studs for clasps (one lacking) and a cast bronze figure of Jesus on front board and a cast bronze figure of Moses on the rear board. Printed title and engraved title, with frontis for Old Testament (both mounted) and engraved title with New Testament; large folding BIRD'S EYE VIEW of the Jerusalem (42" x 16 1/2"), mounted; double page map of the Holy Land. 374,252,245 - includes the Apocrypha. Internally clean and bright, contemporary note on OT printed title page and small marginal loss to edge, obliterating the date (1711). Binding and ropes are strong, small loss at spine ends. A very good copy, indeed; not in Darlow and Moule.