Gedruckt zu Nurnberg: Durch Katharinam Gerlachin und Johanns vom Berg erben, 1579. Early edition. Hardcover. Quarto (4to). Very good condition. Item #017746
, XCIII leaves; complete. Circa 1750 quarter leather binding with paper-covered boards; moderately worn, remaining intact. Illustrated with a title vignette, tailpiece, initials, and 17 full-page plates (one signed P. Furst Excud.). Text is printed in fraktur. The tite page and final leaf of text is darkened, soiled, and worn. Minor staining, browning, foxing and soiling scattered throughout the text. The page edges are lightly trimmed. One plate with a small tear. Previous owner's name, embossed stamp, and minor ink notes inconspicuously on the title page. A few tiny ink and pencil notes scattered in the text. Katharina Gerlach, printer (active 1578-1591). Title continues "... Schrifften ... zusammen getragen vnd verdeutscht durch Wendel Schemp..."