Feb 04, 2016 - Sale 2404

Sale 2404 - Lot 88

Price Realized: $ 938
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(BIBLE IN GERMAN--PSALMS.) Der Psalter des Königs und Propheten Davids, Verteutschet von D. Martin Luther. 239, 9 pages. 8vo, contemporary 1/4 sheep, moderate wear, lower backstrip chipped; moderate dampstaining to early leaves, cello tape repair to leaf A4, wear to Y2 with slight loss of text; early inscription and later bookplate on front free endpaper. Philadelphia: Nicolaus Hasselbach, 1762

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The printer Hasselbach had learned his trade in Christoph Saur's shop, and went on to become the first printer in Baltimore in 1765. Evans 9071. None known at auction since the 1881 Brinley sale, where a copy brought $45.