Martin Luther, Ambrosius Lobwasser - Psalmen Davids Kirchen-Gesäng und geistliche Lieder von Martin Luther & frantzösischer Melodey - 1675
Remarkable portable edition in 24mo format (8.5x5cm) made in Basel in 1675, printed in small Gothic characters, adorned with a beautiful etched title and music engraved on wood.
In a German binding of good quality with finely chiselled gilding, made in black sheepskin, metal clasp, blank smooth spine.
Divided into three parts: the first containing the psalms of David in their famous version by the German humanist Ambrosius Lobwasser accompanied by French music.
The second with its own title page and continuous pagination containing the Psalms of David interpreted by Martin Luther and other pious men.
The third with its own title page and pagination containing Catechism, or Kurtzer teaching Christian doctrine, as practiced in the churches and schools of the Electoral Palatinate.
AUTHOR: Martin Luther, Ambrosius Lobwasser
-Die Psalmen Davids nach frantzösischer Melodey in Teutsche Reimen gebracht durch D. Ambrosium Lobwasser.
-Psalmen Davids: Kirchen-Gesäng und geistliche Lieder / von D. Martin Luther und andern gottgelehrten Männern gestelt.
-Catechismus, oder, Kurtzer Unterricht christlicher Lehr, wie der in Kirchen und Schulen der Churfürstlichen Pfaltz getrieben wird.
EDITION: Basel, 1675. 24mo of 8.5 x 5cm of 644+40 ff Complete
Binding in very good condition. Light damp stain at the beginning of the last sections, inconsequential. The bottom corner of the frontispiece title page is sectioned and pasted on the title of the next sheet (see photo).
Ambrosius Lobwasser was a German humanist and translator, born in Saxony. He was professor of jurisprudence at the University of Königsberg from 1563 until his retirement in 1580, but he is best known for his Psalter of the Königlichen Propheten David, published in 1573.
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- Martin Luther, Ambrosius Lobwasser
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- Psalmen Davids Kirchen-Gesäng und geistliche Lieder von Martin Luther & frantzösischer Melodey
- Very good
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- 1st Edition
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- 8.5×5 cm