Postil oder vszleg der Epistel vnd Evangelien durch den Advent

Luther, Martin, 1483-1546

Summary: This is the only sixteenth century German translation of Luther's Advent Postils. The translator is unknown, but L. Jud has been suggested. Of interest are the two portraits of Luther included in the volume.
Signatures: a-s4, t6; [a], q2, t2 unsigned, t5 missigned "t3", t6b blank.
Illustrative and Decorative Content: Full page portrait of Luther, p. [8]; half-page portrait on last printed page; woodcut ill. and initials throughout.
Additional Details: Text in German translated from Latin; translation ascribed to L. Jud. Leaves printed on both sides of the page. This volume was formally in the Beck Lutherana collection, #423 and in the W.H. Stifel collection, #132. There is a manuscript bibliographical note on the upper flyleaf and manuscript dates on the title page.

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