| The complete title of this work is: BIBLIA Das Ist: DIE GANGE HEILIGE SCHRlSST, DES ALTEN UND NEUEN TESTAMENTS Wie solche von Herrn Doctor Martin Luther Seel. Im Jahr Schrisst 1522, in unsere Teutsche Wutter-Sprach zu uberseken angesangen, Anno 1534, zu End gebracht, und Vor einigen Jahren-vereits Mit den Summarien Herrn Johann Sauberti Seel. auch mit dem Vielsaltigen und Lehrreichen Nutzen,uber alle Capitel' des Herrn D.Salomon Glassens Seels.... samt einer Vorrede Herrn Johann Michael Dilherrns. Mit Kontgl, Poluischen und ChurFurstl. Sachsis, allergnadigstem Privilegio.
This Bible was printed at Nurnberg (i.e. Nuremberg) by Johann Andrea Endters. The theologian, Johann Dilherr (1604-1669), wrote the preface for this Bible, giving the book its name of the Dilherr Bible. Dilherr was a professor at Jena, and served as a preacher at St. Sebald in Nuremberg.
This Bible consists of 1,181 numbered pages and thirty-seven unnumbered pages. In addition to eight full copperplate engravings, there are one hundred and forty-four woodcuts throughout the text.
|The following illustration is of the first full-page engravings depicting figures from the Old Testament. Notice how certain portions of the pictures were hand colored.|
|The following illustrations are drawn from the many woodcuts that depict scenes from the text of the Bible. This first set are taken from the Old Testament.|
|The following woodcut illustration and page views are taken from the Apocrypha.|
|The following illustrations and page views are taken from the New Testament.|
|Included at the back of this Bible are a number of articles, one of which is the Augsburg Confession.|