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Collection Alexander Mack Memorial Library Special Collections
Catalog Number MC 52136
Title Biblia, das ist: Die Heilige Schrift Altes und Neues Testaments
Donor Bridgewater College Special Collections Manuscripts Collection
Summary Biblia, das ist: Die Heilige Schrift Altes und Neues Testaments / nach der deutschen uebersetzung d. Martin Luthers / mit jedes capitels kurtzen summarien / auch beygefügten vielen und richtigen parlellen; nebst einem anhang des dritten und vierten buchs Esrä und des dritten buchs der Maccabäer. Germantown (Pa.): Gedruckt bey Christoph Saur, 1743. First edition. Ephemera inside in German and English.

This was first Bible printed in a European language in America.
Object Name Book
Publisher Sower, Christopher, 1695-1758
Published Date 1743
Published Place Germantown (Pa.)
Physical Description Calf over board with replaced spine and endpapers. Lacking preliminary title page.

Last leaf may be an addition.

A small clipping of human hair was found preserved in the book. It was wrapped in a small piece of newspaper.
People Sower, Christopher, 1695-1758
Subjects Bible -- German -- Luther.