BIBLIA DAS IST, DIE GANTZE HEILIGE SCHRIFFT LUTHER, D. MARTIN VERTEUTSCHT
BIBLIA DAS IST, DIE GANTZE HEILIGE SCHRIFFT
LUTHER, D. MARTIN VERTEUTSCHT
by Jacob Bertsche for Caspar Mangoldts (1665)
Jacob Bertsche for Caspar Mangoldts, 1665. Hardcover. Engraved frontice, Title page dated 1665 in ink beside the printed date.
Containing a map of the world in the Book of Genesis with margin damage and some loss to the edge of the map. Map showing the Mediterranean and surrounding countries, also has small area missing along the fore edge. Map of Israel has larger damaged areas yet most of the map detail is complete. Map of Jerusalem mostly complete, with the index small fore-edge margin worn and partially missing. Map of Canaan is mostly complete; there is a small area missing that does not the map. Final map Deh Apostelen is complete and in good condition. All maps have been expertly repaired as needed.
German Text. original binding. raised bands to the spine without a label. Blind tooled alum tawed pig skin over wooden boards, brass center, and corner pieces. With rear lower corners missing, clasps are present but no closing mechanism. the book is complete with 6 double page maps: one of the continents of the world and the rest cover the holy land, parts of Europe, and a bird's eye view of Jerusalem. The book is divided into 4 parts. the first section is not paginated with 82 pages. There are also sections covering the Old Testament, New Testament and the apocrypha. 476 pages; (2 pages); 462 pages and 352 pages. The book has age related marks and small tears but is very good for its age. The binding is magnificently blind tooled with minor expert repairs to head and tail.