Lot 10: 17TH CENTURY GERMAN CALOVIUS CALOV BIBLE 1681
December 9, 2012
St. Petersburg, FL, USALive Auction
Description: CALOVIUS, Abraham, (1612-1686): First volume of the 3 volume set of the "Calov" bible printed in 1681 in Wittenberg. German text Bible with additional commentary by Martin Luther. Appears to be complete, in embossed calf skin cover. This bible was made famous in 1934 when a 3 volume set that was once owned by Johann Sebastian Bach was discovered with his signature. Begins with Genesis and ends with Psalms of Solomon.
Condition Report: Toning, edge wear to cover, and some writings in margins observed.
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