6025. Illustrated German 16th century bible

Biblia. Das ist, Die gantze Heiligen Schrifft, Deudsch. D. Mart. Luther. Wittenberg (Lorentz Seuberlich) 159(9).

Folio (380x240 mm.). (27), 1-332; (1)-372 ll. 2 titles printed in red and black within woodcut figurative borders (title to Old Testament cut to platemark, defective with pictorial loss in lower right part, mounted on later paper), 1 full-page woodcut (the creation of Eve) by Hans Bosamer, about 200 woodcuts in text by Johannes Teufel.
Later (late 17th century) brown full calf, somewhat worn, brass clasps and fittings, spine in 8 compartments. 7 leaves in the beginning and 5 at end with mended margins and some loss of text. Otherwise some minor marginal mendings or tears. Some minor foxing or staining. A few older marginal annotations.

Darlow-Moule 4214a.
Provenance: The von Celsing family, Biby.