Tiguri Zur: Frosch (Froschover), 1569. Hardcover. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #58878
Full pigskin, 17 cm, Collation is 16 leaves incl. title, 611 pages, 51 leaves, 2 leaves, 9 leaves. Blindstamped contemporary pigskin complete and intact. Metal clasps complete and intact with leather hinges. Handwritten title and date on pigskin spine. Handwritten names on front endpaper, one name on title page and 28 handwritten lines of latin on the rear endpaper. With notes to individual letters by Philip Melanchthon, a glossary of Greek terms and an index. Printers device on title page does not match any I have seen for Froschover. Frosch is german for frog and all his various printer's marks have frogs in them. This printing is rare with no listings for this date. Very good condition with contemporary pigskin binding over boards intact and in very good condition and with metal clasps intact. Minor soiling to pigskin. Attractive copy.