Enarratio Epistolarvm Pavli ad Titvm et Philemonem. Praelecta Anno 1563. WITH: Enarratio Septem Psalmorvm Poenitentialivm. Praelecta Anno 1563.


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2 works in 1 binding, (15) 136, (8) 275 (4) folia. Contemporary blind-stamped Vellum with raised bands and clasps on straps, 8° (Text-block moderately browned at places, the clasps only close with great effort, both titlepages are decorated with a large woodcut-engraving. The two horizontal panels on the front cover of the binding are blind-stamped with the initials H.S.D. and the year 1566. Collection of two works by German Lutheran theologian Georg Maior, or Major (1528-1577). Maior succeeded Johannes Bugenhagen and Philipp Melanchthon as dean of the theological faculty of the University of Wittenberg. The first work contains his exposition on the Pauline epistles Titus and Philemon. Maior was one of the chief editors of the 19-volume Wittenberg edition of Luther’s works and after he translated 3 Latin editions of Luther’s exposition of the Psalms into German (1534-37) he published his own versions of the Psalms. Here his exposition on the seven Penitential Psalms being the first and only edition. A firm and complete copy.)