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Identifier: 
exws_pages_b03_item21
Title: 
Leaf from Martin Luther's German translation of the Bible
Creator: 
Luther, Martin, 1483-1546
Date: 
1584
Description: 
From Martin Luther's German translation of the Bible, published at Wittenberg in 1584 by the heirs of Hans Krafft. This version of the Bible is as famous in Germany as the King James Version is in England. The type-face used in this printing is known as "Franktur." The recto side is marked as page 186 but the verso side has no page numbers.
Dimensions: 
9.5 x 14.1 in. (24.1 x 37.3 cm)
Subject: 
detached leaves
Subject: 
Manuscripts--Specimens
Subject: 
Printing--History
Location: 
Wittenberg (Germany : Landkreis)
Century: 
Sixteenth century
Contributor: 
Krafft, Johann, -1578
Language: 
German
Collection: 
Pages from the Past
Type: 
Text
File Format: 
image/jp2
Source: 
Z4 .P33x. Pages from the past : original leaves from rare books and manuscripts. Western Michigan University Special Collections
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Rights: 
The digital version is available for education use under ‘Fair Use’ guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries: lib-dc@wmich.edu
Digital Date: 
2018