Johann Friedrich Starck Religion 1843 decorative leather book w/ many woodcutsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Johan Friedrich Stark, Sermons, German Religious Works, Popular Religion, illustrated books of 19th century, woodcuts].
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Predigten uber die Sonn-, Fest- und Feiertags-Evangelien, das ist: Glaubens-, Lebens- und Trost-Lehren fur Gott liebende Seelen, by Johan Friedrich Stark. Dritter ubdruck.
Published 1843, Reutlingen, by von Rupp und Baur.
760 pages. Text in German. Many charming small woodcut illustrations throughout.
Period full leather with unusual and fascinating decorations in blind. Early metal clasp affixed to leather tabs.
Binding heavily worn and stained, joints cracked at bottom, text block protruding in middle. Text block thumbed. Despite wear, binding remains structurally sound.
Book measures: 8 1/4" H X 5 1/4" W.