Sale: 366 / Rare Books including Marine Art, May 17./18. 2010 in Hamburg Lot 4

 
Johannes Oecolampadius - Ain schoene Epistel. 1522


 
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Johannes Oecolampadius
Ain schoene Epistel. 1522
Estimate:
€ 500 / $ 585
Sold:
€ 456 / $ 533

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Oecolampadius, Joh., Ain schoene Epistel an Caspar Hedion, das es zymlich, nutz, un(d) gut sey, das die Epistel un(d) das Evangelium in dem ampt der Meß, in teütscher sprach, dem volck vor gelesen und verkündet werd durch Joh. Diepolt zu Ulm verteütscht. With black-primed woodcut title border . [Augsburg, H. Steiner 1522]. Fasteners. 4to. 14 unnumb. ll.VD 16, O 387. - Staehelin 67. - Only German edition , first of two prints (recognizable by the hyphenation "Epi stel" instead of "Ep-istel"). - Important writing, in which the Basle reformer expresses his demands for a German mass. Only Luther introduced a valid German mass order in 1526. The dedication letter to Hedionis dated June 1522 on the 'Ebernburg', the fortification of the imperial knight Franz von Sickingen, where numerous followers of the reformation found a refuge. - Nice and clean copy.First German edition, the first of 2 prints. Significant writing of the Basle reformer, demanding the mass in German language. With woodcut title-border. Spine strip. - Fine copy.
4
Johannes Oecolampadius
Ain schoene Epistel. 1522
Estimate:
€ 500 / $ 585
Sold:
€ 456 / $ 533

(incl. 20% surcharge)