Title: Biblia das ist Die ganze Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments, 1808; Bound with Verbessertes Gesang-Buch, zum Gebrauch bei dem offentlichen Gottes-Dienst sowohl als zur Privat-Erbauung, 1815
Publisher: Mengeringhausen, Christoph Weigel
A rare early 19th century German edition of the Holy Bible published by Christoph Weigel, containing both the Old and New Testaments according to Martin Luther’s famous translation. This bible is bound with an improved hymn book, for use in public worship as well as for private edification, with musical notation throughout.
There are several inscriptions present on the endpapers.
This bible is additional bound with a late 19th century evangelical church hymn book, complete with musical notation throughout.
The bible is bound with brass bosses, and with gauffering work present on the entirety of the page edges, with the gauffering on the fore edge having been painted.
One volume in small octavo, XIV+(2)+1104+350, 340+(42)
On note of condition, this volume is in good shape, with rubbing and wear to the boards, and several worming holes present on both covers, piecing through several pages. There is foxing throughout, with minor worming noted at the top of pages 311-340 in Verbessertes Gesang-Buch.