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Early works to 1800
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John, Elector of Saxony; Christoph Froschauer
|Notes:||First of six German and one Latin unofficial printings of the Augsburg Confession. Emperor Charles V had forbidden the printing of the text already at the Diet of Augsburg, but to no avail. Melanchthon, displeased with the text of these unofficial printings, and, no longer feeling compelled by the emperor's restriction in the light of the fact that it had already been broken, issued his own edition of the text in Wittenberg in 1531.
Signed by John, Elector of Saxony, et al.
Place of printing and name of printer from Neuser and VD 16.
Signatures: A-F⁴ G⁶.
Last leaf blank.
Imperfect copy: Last leaf lacking.
Bound in modern gray paper wrappers.
|Description:||60 unnumbered pages ; 19 cm (4to)|
|Other Titles:||Augsburg Confession.
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