New York, East
24 April 2001
LUTHER, Martin. Das Jhesus Christus eyn geborner Jude sey. Wittenberg: Lukas Cranach and Christian Doering, 1523.
4o (200 x 152 mm). Title within elaborate woodcut border. (Inner margin of title and last leaf reinforced.) Modern marbled wrappers (attached with 3 clean staples).
FIRST EDITION, often reprinted, of an important tract in Lutheran theology about the Jewishness of Christ and the virginity of Mary. It is principally directed against Catholic doctrine, which according to Luther prevents Jews from converting. . Benzing 1530; BM/STC German, p.548.
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