Lot 625 of 766:
Psalm Book by Martin Luther 1606 printing  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$450
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
Psalmen, Geystliche Lieder und Lobgesange D. Mart. Luth...

Author:
Luther, Martin

Place:
Strasbourg

Publisher:
Theodosium Rihel

Date:
1606 [from colophon]

Description:

[4], CCLXII, [8] ff. Each page printed within an elaborate woodcut border of several designs. (12mo) 13x7.5 cm (5x3") period full vellum, stamped in blind, leather tie.

A scarce Psalm book; OCLC locates several editions published by Rihel but this 1606 printing not among those located. An early owner has added several leaves at the front and rear upon which are transcribed several additional psalms. Ownership markings dated 1606 in this same hand on the first inserted leaf at front.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Binding worn, partially detached and the page block well out of square; trimmed close or into borders in some spots; very good.


 
Item number:
266498
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