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Martin Luther

Augsburg Confession 1530

Four Reformation Pamphlets I Like

197J Martin Luther      (1483-1546) Vrsach vnd antwort. das Junckfrawen. Kloster. Götlich verlassen mügen. Augsburg : Heinrich von Steiner 1523   $SOLD Quarto 6 ¾x 5 ½inches. A4,B2 . Bound in 19thcentury boards. The catalyst for this famous Luther letter was the escape... Continue Reading →

Manuscript Postilla of Nicholas deLyra

635G de Lyra, Nicolas. 1270-1340 Postilla super Actus Apostolorum, Epistolas Canonicales et Apocalypism. The codex begins Incipit praefatio sancti Hieronymi pr-bti De corpore epist bean Pauli apopot.. Folio, 11 3/4 X 7 3/4. Manuscript on Paper 386 leaves, ca 1460... Continue Reading →

Anton Koberger’s Biblia Germanica, the ninth German Bible to be printed, appeared in 1483, the year that Martin Luther was born.

169J  Diß durchleuchtigist werck der gantzen heyligen geschrifft. genant dy bibel [Nuremberg] : Gedruckt durch Anthonium Koburger in der löblichen keyserlichen reychstat Nürenberg 1483                                $220,000... Continue Reading →

“Donkey dung, introduced by the devil.”

907G Johannes de Verdena  (d.1437) Sermones Dormi secure vel dormi sine cura de t[em]p[or]e.               [bound with] Sermones Dormi secure de tempore et de sanctis. Nuremberg : Anton Koberger, 12 Mar. 1498Nuremberg : Anton... Continue Reading →

Augsburg Confession 1530

Augsburg Confession 1530

Augsburg Confession 1530

Saint John Fisher: English Martyr

ON 22 June, 1535   He was declared guilty, and condemned to be hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn, but the mode of execution was changed, and instead he was beheaded on Tower Hill.  Erasmus said of John Fisher: "He... Continue Reading →

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