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    Brenz's Commentary on Isaiah

    Johannes Brenz. Esaias Propheta, Commentariis Explicatus autore Ioanne Brentio. Francoforti: Ex officina typographica Petri Brubachii, 1550. Octavo in sixes. [12], 1,079, [29]. Printer's device on title page, decorative head-piece, two large historiated initials. Bound in pig skin and blind stamped with rules, decorative borders and designs, small stamped figures labeled "DAVID", "IVSTICIA", "CARITAS", and others; four incomplete metal clasps, four raised bands to spine with label remnants and faded holograph ink titles. Rubbing and soiling to binding, stamped figures and names faded, edge wear and small tears with chips to extremities of boards, chip at head of spine and tear in the upper compartment; holograph ink name to front free endpaper, small ink stamp "M" at lower right corner of title page, blank rear free endpaper torn with paper loss in the outer edge, several holograph pen underlines and annotations in the margins, minor dampstaining in the outer margin, light dampstain softening of pages at outer edges from page 1065 to end of book, few small edge tears or minor paper loss in the upper corners, occasional soiling, else in very good condition. From the Anne Calpurnia Morrel Collection.

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