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Luther, Martin.  Eyn Sermon auff das Euangelion von dem Reychen man vnd armen Lasaro Luce am xvj. Vuittemberg [i.e., Wittenberg]: [colophon: Gedruckt zu Wittemberg Durch Nickel Schirlentz, 1523]. 4to (19 cm; 7.5"). [20] pp.
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Luther's sermon on the famous parable of the rich man and the poor beggar Lazarus (Luke XVI, 19–31), issued under Luther's oversight and with his preface requesting people not to print his work without his knowledge or approval. Luther preached the sermon on 22 June 1522.
        Title-page with an architectural woodcut border dated in the woodcut "1522."
        Provenance: From the library of American collector Albert A. Howard (sans indicia).
        Searches of NUC and WorldCat find only five U.S. libraries reporting ownership.

Benzing, Lutherbibliographie, 1379; VD16 L6222; Title-page border: Luther, Titeleinfassungen der Reformationszeit, 22b. In modern marbled paper (olive green brown, black, white; reminiscent of Army camouflage) over light boards. Normal soiling, a few inkings to margins, one inkblot at rear, and one round wormhole neatly piercing the text throughout without affecting readability. Very good.  (37767)   Please RESHELVE This.


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