BIBLIA, DAS IST: DIE GANZE GÖTTLICHE HEILIGE SCHRIFT ALTEN UND NEUEN TESTAMENTS, NACH DER DEUTSCHEN UEBERSETZUNG D. MARTIN LUTHERS....

Reading: Gottlob Jungmann, 1805. [52],1008,[4],277,[3]pp. Quarto. Contemporary calf. Clasps lacking; front board detached. Contemporary manuscript notations on first two leaves, and in text at some points. Lightly and evenly foxed. About very good. Item #WRCAM45359

A landmark in American bible printing, this is the first German-American Bible printed outside of Philadelphia, and the first Bible printed in Reading. A significant edition, both in size and scope, this marked the spread of German printers and the more local production of bibles in the Pennsylvania-Dutch back country. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 7984. BÖTTE & TANNHOF 1467.

Price: $1,100.00

Important German-American Bible