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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).
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 first edition of this Lutheran church order for use in the areas of Braunschweig and Lüneberg. This work includes hymns in both German and Latin.
Printed for use in the territories of George I, Margrave of Brandenburg, including the principality of Ansbach and the city of Nuremberg.
In this fourth German edition a woodcut of Christ carrying the Cross on the road to Calvary is the frontispiece, a popular theme for illustrations in Imitatio Christi. In this particular woodcut, Christ looks directly at the reader.
Regarded as one of the earliest Protestant emblem books and first emblem book by a woman. Etchings are accompanied by a Latin motto in the images. Accompanying verse appears in French, Spanish, Italian, German, English, and Dutch, as well as Latin.
One of 25 pamphlets bound together in this Sammelband. This letter was written by the first published female Protestant author in protest of the arrest of a Lutheran student at the University of Ingolstadt.
Martin Luther's translation of the New Testament from the original Greek.
This anti-Protestant broadside includes a large hand-colored woodcut depicting the Catholic Church under attack by seven historical figures and one allegorical representative of the Reformation.
The first and only edition of this Lutheran catechism for young students presents biblical texts in a combination of words and images, a puzzle to be solved and holy text to be read, understood, and memorized.
This Roman Catholic catechism appeared in many editions in the 1700s. This edition's frontispiece deatures the Tree of Life with two priests teaching fifteen children accompanied by two adults.
Responding to a request from Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I (b. 1503, r. 1531-1564) for a new Catholic catechism, the Dutch-born Jesuit Canisius produced three versions for different readers, including Catechismus minimus for advanced students.
One of the earliest Lutheran catechisms, this is the first edition of this catechism for girls. Has a woodprint of the crucifixion.
Entirely engraved edition of the Bible. Four pictures to a page, on one side of the page only. Latin and German biblical descriptions to each picture.
First edition of the Bible printed in a language other than Latin.
German translation of François Mazot’s Le tableau de la croix. The text and images are similar between the two but this version notably includes pages referring to the Ottoman siege of Vienna in 1683.
German devotional book with engraved text in calligraphic script, decorated initials, ornaments, flourishes, and title pages.
Martin Luther's second edition German Bible, known as "Dezembertestament" or the "December Testament" includes woodcut illustrations.
First edition of the Bible in German and is the first edition of the Bible printed in any language other than Latin.
First European-language Bible published in the Americas. Reprinted from the Halle (34th) edition of Luther's version, with Esdras, books 3 and 4, and Maccabees, book 3, supplied from the Berlenburg Bible.
Second edition of Martin Luther's complete German Bible with woodcuts by Lucas Cranach the Younger.
Martin Luther's (1483–1546) first German Old Testament which helped spread the Reformation. There are full-page woodcut illustrations by Lucas Cranach the Elder.
Bible with woodcut illustrations including a title page with Basel arms carved from a woodblock by Hans Lützelburger after an original design by Hans Holbein the Younger (1497–1543).
Martin Luther's second edition German Bible, known as "Dezembertestament" or the "December Testament" includes woodcut illustrations done by Lucas Cranach the Elder.