VOLLSTANDIGES MARBURGER GESANG-BUCH... by (LUTHER, Martin)

VOLLSTANDIGES MARBURGER GESANG-BUCH... by (LUTHER, Martin)

VOLLSTANDIGES MARBURGER GESANG-BUCH...

Leaf height 6.5 in / 16.5 cm. Old unlettered calf with four raised bands, brown page edges. pp [14], 490, [15]. 13, 82, [i.e., 83], [1, blank]. [72 is used twice for a page number at rear]. Frontispiece woodcut portrait of Luther.Text in double columns. Title page continues: "Trostreichen Psalmen und Gesangen Hrn. D. Martin Luthers. und Zur Uebung der Gottseligkeit, in 649 Christlichen und Trostreichen Psalmen und Gesangen Hrn. D. Martin Luthers. und anderer Gottseliger Lehrer, Ordentlich in XII. Theile verfasset, Und mit nothigen Registern auch einer Verzeichniss versehen, unter welche Titul die im Anhaang befindlichen Lieder gehorig: Auch zur beforderung des so Kirchen-als Privat-Gottesdienstes, Mit erbaulichen Morgen-Abend-Buss-Bericht-und Communion-Gebatlein vermehret." Metal clasps to fore edges but straps lacking; outer corners rounded; covers rubbed but not worn; endpapers tanned, with browning to margins; inner hinges cracked but joints firm; two separations in gutters of last two signatures, which protrude slightly and are a bit ragged at edges (no text affected); narrow strip of inner margin of last page skinned, with some text affected; text paper a little yellowed with some corner creases. Long closed tear to pp 173-74 neatly repaired on verso with transparent rice paper, the tear scarcely visible on the recto. Clipped ink signature affixed to front fly of Mrs. Sutton Frizelle, with an ink note beneath stating that the book was bought from her sale of goods in Dundas Street in Woodstock, Ontario, 15 Oct., 1927, and signed by the purchaser N. Louise Hill. In all, a very good copy, sound in the bindfing, text clean and unworn. >>> The fourth Sauer edition of the Marburg Song Book, previously published in 1757 (for 1758), 1759, and 1762, and later in 1777. Lutheran hymns, catechism, liturgy. Evans 11714: This was the first Lutheran hymnbook printed in the United States.

Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover
Book ID: 18582
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