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    Sale 2501 | Lot 205
    Price Realized: $2,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2501 Lot 205

      (MENNONITES.) Die Ernsthaffte Christenpflicht. Darinnen Schöne Geistreiche Gebätter, Darmit Sich fromme Christen-Hertzen zu allen Zeiten und in allen Nöthen trösten können. 379, [4] pages (A-Q¹²); lacks L3-10 (pages 245-60). 12mo, 101x48 mm, contemporary blind-ruled limp leather, binding cocked, chipped along edges; contents partly loose in binding, dampwrinkled, dampstained, and dog-eared, margins trimmed close without text loss. Np [Rheinland-Palatinate?]: Gedruckt im Jahr 1708

      Estimate $300 - 500

      earliest known edition of the first complete mennonite prayer book, compiled from earlier Mennonite and non-Mennonite sources for private worship. No copy located in NUC, OCLC, or KVK; Springer & Klassen, Mennonite Bibliography 11584 (citing the 1739 Kaiserslautern edition as the earliest).

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,250