Biblia, das ist: Die ganze Gottliche Heilige Schrifft, Alten und Neuen Testaments, nach der deutschen Ubersetzung Dr. Martin Luters. Mit jedes Capitels kurzen Summarien, auch beygefugten vielen und richtigen Paralellen

By: Bible, German-Language

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FIRST EDITION of this important edition of the first Bible printed west of the Allegheny Mountains. Large Thick 4to. 12 5/8 x 10 1/4 inches. [iv], 527, [1 blank], 66, [2], [ii], 169, [1 blank], [2] pp. Complete. Text printed double-column in Gothic type face, Foreword written by the printer Friedrich Goeb, as are introductory matter for various books, tailpiece at the end of the Old Testament, Apocrypha, New Testament with separate title page, 2 pages at the rear indicate the appropriate New Testament readings for various feast days throughout the year; foxed and toned throughout, stains in top and bottom margins at the rear of the text do not affect text. Contemporary full blind-stamped calf, tan leather spine label titled in gilt, green paste-paper paste-downs front and rear; leather heavily rubbed, corners showing, 3 deep gouges in rear board, inner hinges cracked, front free end-paper complete, but crumpled, no evidence of clasps for holding the volume shut or the oak boards as is typical of an original binding. Good. Friedrich Goeb (1782-1829) arrived in Philadelphia in August 1812, having left Hesse. He is known to have published newspapers in Reading, PA and Somerset PA. Later he relocated to Schelsburg, Bedford County where he died. REFERENCES: Bötte and Tannhof, The First Century of German Language Printing in the United States, No. 2004; Rumball-Petre, Rare Bibles, No. 157; Shaw and Shoemaker, Early American Imprints, Series 2, No. 27883.

Title: Biblia, das ist: Die ganze Gottliche Heilige Schrifft, Alten und Neuen Testaments, nach der deutschen Ubersetzung Dr. Martin Luters. Mit jedes Capitels kurzen Summarien, auch beygefugten vielen und richtigen Paralellen

Author Name: Bible, German-Language

Categories: Bible,

Edition: First Edition, thus

Publisher: Somerset, PA:, Gedruckt und zu linden bey Friedrich Goeb: 1813

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Good

Jacket Condition: None

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: RF618-002

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