Francke, August Hermann. Sonn-Fest- und Apostel-Tags, Predigten. [1709].

Francke, August Hermann. Sonn-Fest- und Apostel-Tags, Predigten. Darinnen, Die zum wahren Christenthum gehörige nöthigste und vornehmste Materien abgehandelt sind; Nunmehro von neuen wider durchgesehen/ und verbessert/ Nebst den darzu nützlichen Registern. Die dritte edition. Halle, Germany: Wäysenhaus, MDCCIX. Heavy 8vo. Measuring 8.5” x 7” x 4.5” in thickness. In German Blackletter Fraktur font. Frontis. is a large copper engraving, with free floating text quoting the Gospel of Matthew, featuring a variety of animals including stag, boar and sheep; title in black & red w/ an ornate red “P” in Predigten, and a “W” below done in a red swirl, engraved beginning chapter initials, table of contents in front, 2,060pp., printed notes in margin throughout. Original elaborately tooled brown pigskin over ¼” thick bds., heavily sewn, 6 raised bands on spine, original tooled brass clasps (with just one bar extant), penned signature of previous owner to ffe, pages embrowned, the usual foxing, all edges darkened to black, a few tiny worm holes to outer edges of last 10pp. (not affecting text), else tight, Generally Good. Sundays, Festival and Apostle Day Sermons. Rare.