Three German Devotional Works
Three German devotional works:
- '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
- '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)
- '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.
Language of Materials
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.
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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.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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