Lot 251 of 515:
Controversial German Reformation literature, 1537  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$900
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Title:
Auszschreiben an die Eömisch [sic] Kaiserlich vnd Künigkliche Maiestaten, vnsere Allergnedigste Herren, Auch dess hailigen Römischen Reichs Churfürsten, Fürsten, Grauen, Herren, Frey, vnd Reich Stett, Von Burgermaister vnnd Ratgeben dess hailigen Reichs Statt Augspurg, Abthüung der Päpstischen Mess, vnd annderer ergerlichen Ceremonien vnd Missbreüch belangende
Author:
Place:
Augsburg
Publisher:
Silvan Otmar
Date:
1537
Description:

A-C⁴, D⁶. (4to), 20x15.5 cm., modern ¼ vellum over boards covered with waste paper from an edition of Eusebius, with maroon morocco label lettered in gilt. Several pages have the blindstamp of the Theological Institute of Connecticut.

During the Reformation, the citizens of Augsburg changed their religion. In this work, the city Senate (Rat) addresses the Emperor, in an attempt to show that the city should not suffer reaction or retribution. A controversial and uncommon work on Catholicism, published at the height of the Reformation. USTC 614565

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some light tears to edges of pages; light foxing and toning; spot and some soiling on title page; most pages have center fold marks; overall very good.
 
Item number:
300551
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