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Three German Devotional Works


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Three German devotional works:
  1. 'Auszug aus den Buech der Zwei [?] schwesteren Mechtildis und Gertrudis worinen allerhandt auserlesene Gebetter begriffen sein', in cursive German script, late 17th century. Alternate leaf decorated with cut-out borders, with two full-page Schnittbilder
  2. 'Christlich Andachts Ubüngen Züm Nützen ünd Heÿlsamen Gebraüche From[m] Christen 1777', in cursive German script, illustrated with twenty-three engravings. most of them illustrating 'Kreüz Weeg Jesu Christi...'. See Adolf Spanner Das Kleine Andachtsbild (Munich: 1930)
  3. 'Gebett Buch mit auserlesnen Gebettern. 1784', in calligraphic script, with pen-and-ink decorative head and tail pieces, and decorated head words, with a list of contents, and the initials F.I.S. in a decorative frame, followed by 'Gebett Buch mit auserlesnen Gebettern Geziehet von J[?] D[?] 1780', in similar style.


  • late 17th-18th cent.


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Language of Materials

  • German

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. GB 0161 MSS. Don. e. 166].
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MSS. Don. e. 166-8

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6870

Biographical / Historical

Three German devotional works, creator unknown.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library through the Friends of the Bodleian in 1988.


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Three German Devotional Works
Susan Thomas
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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom