Eigentliche und wahrhafftige Abbildung der alten und neuen Griechischen Kirche, Nach ihrer Historie, Glaubens-Lehren und Kirchen-Gebräuchen

Leipzig: Ben Joh. Friedrich Gleditsch und Sohn, 1711.

First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Item #041234

Slightly overlapping full contemporary vellum, old library spine label and bookplate, but otherwise unmarked. Modest foxing and toning, a bit of loss and degradation to the margins of three pages but no loss of text. An early study of the Greek Orthodox Church by the German antiquary. He also wrote a book on seals and is associated with Bach for whom he may have written a cantata. 17 figures on 16 plates shwoing costume, church floorplans, and a lovely birds-eye view of the Patriarch's compound in Constantinople. Frontis, title in red and black, [19], 236, 422, 474, 84, [56], both blanks present. Size: Quarto (4to). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 041234.

Price: $1,500.00