Die Bibel, oder die ganze Heilige Schrift: Des Alten und Neuen Testaments, nach der Deutschen uebersetzung D. Martin Luthers

Halle, (Germany): In der Cansteinischen Bibel-Anhalt, 1804. "Die CVII Auflage". Tall 8vo. 14, (2), 1079, 308, (4) pp. [printed double-column]. Printed in black letter; separate title page for the New Testament. With a woman's ownership signature, that of Susanna Elizabeth Muhlenberg, daughter of G.H.E. Muhlenberg, on the front endpaper. The elder Muhlenberg (1753-1815), born in Pennsylvania, studied at Halle, 1763-1770, before embarking on his career as a Lutheran minister, serving the church in Lancaster, 1780-1815; in addition, he became a self-taught botanist, publishing numerous papers and books (see DAB). OCLC locates three copies of this edition (Illinois, Lancaster Theological Seminary, Franckesche Stiftungen Hauptbibliothek). Contemporary black morocco (rubbed, corners bumped), marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Very good copy with a nice American association. (1793). Item #54801

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