Martin Luther. Enarrationes sev Postillae. 1530.
From 1517 onward, Martin Luther's writings were distributed both in the form of individual broadsides and in bound collections. This extraordinarily well-crafted volume of lectures and sermons, from the first edition of Georgio Ulrichero Andlano, is a splendid example of the high level of bookmaking art from the early sixteenth century. The cornucopia printer's mark is unusually elaborate for the period, and Andlano's typographical flourish can be seen below. Our research has failed to uncover another first edition copy of this work in the United States, although Princeton University appears to own a later edition.
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