Biblia, das ist, Alle Bücher Alts vnnd Neüws Testaments : den ursprünglichen Spraachen nach, auffs trüwlichest vertütschet : darzů ist yetzund kom[m]en ein schön vnd volkommen Register oder Zeyger über die gantzen Bibel, die Jarzal vnd Rächnung der Zeyten, von Adamen biss auff Christum, mit gwüssen Concordantzen, Argumenten, Zalen vnd Figuren.

Contributor(s): Juda, Leo, 1482-1542 | Zwingli, Ulrich, 1484-1531 | Luther, Martin, 1483-1546 | Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543 | Froshauer, Christoph, d. 1564
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Getruckt zů Zürych : Bey Christoffel Froschower, im Jar als man zalt 1580Description: 2 v. ([30], CCCXXXV; CCCXV leaves) : ill. ; 37 cm. (fol.)Other title: Biblia | Alle Bücher Alts vnnd Neüws Testaments | Alle Bücher Altes und Neues TestamentsUniform titles: Bible. German. Zurich. 1580. Subject(s): Early printed books -- 16th century | Early printed books -- Switzerland -- 16th century | Genealogy | Kurtz family | Kurtz, Stephen, 1714-1768
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Known as the Zurich Bible; translated by Leo Juda, Ulrich Zwingli, and other ministers of Zurich; Luther was consulted but often not followed--Cf. Darlow & Moule, no. 4194.

This edition is very similar to Froschauer's 1536 edition and includes many of the same woodcuts, which have been attributed to Hans Holbein.

Title in red and black, within historiated (9 woodcuts representing O.T. stories) and foliated border; N.T. title-page printed in red and black within historiated (4 woodcuts representing incidents in life of St. Paul). Printer's device on both title-pages and colophon; 16th century binding, metal plate on front cover with initials "H und S.T.K."; remains of clasps, metal corners.

Contains family records of Stephen Kurtz, 1714-1768.

Leaves printed on both sides.

Vol. 1 contains the Pentateuch, the books of history, and the Apocrypha; vol. 2 contains Psalms, the other poetic books, the Prophets, and the New Testament.

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