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The "Nuremberg Chronicle," a history of the world from the Creation to the year 1493, was the most profusely illustrated book printed during the fifteenth century. Scholars seeking to identify illustrations that might have been contributed by Dürer…
On his return trip to Nuremberg from Basel, Dürer traveled to Freiburg im Breisgau, where he provided the design for this striking title page woodcut. The image consists of two woodblocks: one for the lady holding the printer’s armorial device, which…
First edition of the Imitatio Christi in German and the first printing of the text in any vernacular language.
Rules for monastic living, bound in south Germany, with a later brass clasp. Chancery sextodecimo, 114 x 77 mm.
Gottfried Arnold's more esoteric work influenced by mystical writings of Jakob Böhme (1575–1624).
The images in this German publication reflect Holbein's figures and layouts but have other style characteristics unique to this artist. Prints are engraved plates.
The engravings in this Dance of Death, or Todten-Tantz are said to be influenced by Holbein's Basel mural. Engraved title border.
This German version of Dance of Death includes influences from Holbein while updating characters to contemporary societal figures such as Das Freundenmächen (The Lady of Easy Virtue).
Gottfried Arnold's work that pushed for greater toleration of Christian diversity and encouraged research of heretical groups.
History of the missionaries among the Indians in North America written by George Loskiel.
Pietists created a new genre, spiritual biographies of common people. This work has 51 biographical narratives.
Story of the Pietist orphanage founded in Halle, printed at the orphanage’s press.
Three sermons on the mysteries of the Passion and the cross of Christ written by Breithaupt.
Sermon on "The Divinely-explained Sabbath Law".
Johann Petersen's sermon on the sixth chapter of Isaiah. Petersen, and his wife Johanna spoke and wrote about Pietism.
Spener's commentaries on Paul's epistles to the Ephesians and Colossians.
1827 printing of Die Deutsche Theologie ("The German Theology") that influenced the spirituality of Martin Luther and Pietitst Johann Arndt who both wrote introductions to the text.
Spener's work, first published in 1675, presented a six-point plan for renewing Christianity and provided the movement its name.
Luther's more controlled, sober, and systematic response to the Papal Bull of 1520.
Text in German includes Luther's German translation of Psalms CX (Vulgate Psalms CIX) from the Hebrew Old Testament. Includes woodcut illustrations.
Text in German includes Luther's translation of the Canon of the Mass from Latin. Includes woodcut decorations.
Text in German includes Luther's translation of Greek New Testament Epistle of 2nd Peter and Jude. Includes woodcut borders and decorated initials.
A work written under the pen name, Theophilus Agricola (either Caspar Schewenckfeld von Ossig or his assistant, Georg Meyer) that refutes the Lutheran teachings of Matthias Flacius Illyricus and Nicholas Gallus.
Martin Luther's translation of the book of Jonah with woodcut depicting scenes from the book of Jonah.
Full page portrait of Luther by Lucas Cranach.