SILVER BINDINGS – BIBLE, in German. Das Neue Testament.Zurich: Burcklischer Druckerey, 1752.

Swiss New Testament in German, bound in contemporary black shagreen with silver accents.The translation appears to be a reprint of German-language Bibles first issued in Zurich in 1665 and 1667. See Darlow & Moule 4219 & 4246 (for Burcklischer Druckerey’s 1756 Biblia Sacra in German).

Octavo (172 x 98 mm). 17 etchings (light toning). Contemporary black shagreen, gilt paper pastedowns, all edges gilt, with broad silver mounts and clasps.
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