Biblia, das ist, Die gantze Heilige Schrifft Alten und Neuen Testaments

Author: Luther, Martin Publication Year: 1729 Publication Location: Tübingen : Johann Georg and Christian Gottfried Cotta

18th century edition of the first full German language translation of the Bible produced by Martin Luther. The translation was based not on the Latin Vulgate translation but on original Hebrew and Greek texts. The publishers of this edition, Johann and Christian Cotta, were members of a storied German publishing family who managed a publishing house and printing press founded in 1659.

Conservation Needs:

Leather on cover needs light repair. Requires a custom box for long term preservation and to preserve the leather tooling on the cover.