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Many of Biblio's booksellers offer spectacularly rare and antique Christian books in our Rare Book Room. From early Christianity to more modern Christian practices, there are plenty of rare Christian books to peruse below. Some of the rare Christian books featured in the Rare Book Room include hymns and religious practices from early medieval Europe to academic discussions of Christianity's effect on nations and societies. If you are interested in learning more about Christianity or are a just a passionate collector of rare Christian books, be sure to browse the rare Christian books section in our Rare Book Room.

SCHATZBEHALTER ORDER SCHREIN Der Wahren Reichtümer des Heils by [Schatzbehalter] Fridolin Stephan

Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 8 November, 1491. First Edition of this very rare and important work. With 96 full-page woodcuts, 2 of which are hand-coloured [and five repeated] by Michael Wolgemut and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff, three very large opening initial...

From Buddenbrooks, Inc.


Incipit passio sancti Meynrhadi martyris et heremite

Edited by Sebastian Brant. Basel: Michael Furter, XII. kal. octobris (= 20 September) 1496. First Latin edition.The legend of a Swiss saint and the foundation of Einsiedeln Abbey. This small incunable contains the account of the life of St. Meinrad of Ein...

From Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books AG


Der sogenannte Große oder Dresdner Katechismus s by Unbekannt

Der sogenannte große oder Dresdner KatechismusWeltweit gibt es nur noch etwa drei weitere Exemplare in Staatsbibliotheken eines davon befindet sich in der Valparaiso University, Indiana, zum Gebrauch in der Bibliothek bestimmt. Dieses Buch kann dort nich...

From Naduah


In Novum Testamentum ab eodem denuo recognitum, Annotationes by Erasmus of Rotterdam

Basel: Johannes Froben, March 1519. The rare first edition of the enlarged annotations in a separate volume. A scholar's copy annotated with the Hebrew learning of Sebastian Münster. Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (c. 1466-1536), a Dutch humanist, Cathol...

From Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books AG


Critici Sacri, sive, Annotata Doctissimorum Virorum in Vetus ac Novum Testamentum: quibus accedunt tractatus varii theologico-philologici. Editio nova in novem tomos distributa, multis anecdotis commentariis, ac indice ad totum opus locupletissimo, aucta. [Eight Volumes in Nine] by Pearson, John, et al

Amstelaedami [Amsterdam]: excudunt Henricus et vidua Theodori Boom, Joannes & Aegidius Janssonii a Waesberge, Gerhardus Borstius, Abraham a Someren, Joannes Wolters; Et Ultrajecti : Guiljemus vande Water, 1698. Editio nova. Later vellum over marbled pape...

From Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB



Cambridge, Printed by Cantrel Legge, printer to the Universitie of Cambridge, 1610.. Framed and delivered by M. William Perkins, in his ordinarie course of preaching, and now published by Tho. Pickering Batchelour of Divinitie and Minister of Finchingfie...

From Roger Middleton


EMBLEMS BOUND BY RIVIERE: A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne: quickened with metricall illustrations, both morall and divine: and disposed into lotteries, that instruction, and good counsell, may bee furthered by an honest and pleasant recreation. by Wither, George (1588-1667)

London: Printed by A[ugustine]. M[athewes]. for Henry Taunton, and are to be sold at his shop in Saint Dunstanes Church-yard, 1635. 1st Edition . Full leather. Near Fine. Passe, Crispijn van de (c.1565-1637); Marshall, William (active 1617-1650). First...

From Lyppard Books


PSY-MANTIA, THE MAG-ASTRO-MANCER, or the Magicall-Astrologicall-Diviner Posed, and Puzzled. by GAULE, John. Minister of Great Staughton in the County of Huntingdon.:

London, printed for Joshua Kirton at the Kings Arms in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1652.. FIRST EDITION 1652. First word of title and part of running title in Greek characters. Small 4to, approximately 180 x 125 mm, 7 x 5 inches, pages: [16], 1-240, [24], 2...

From Roger Middleton


Tercia pars operum Johannis de Gerson doctoris chritianissimi by GERSON, Johannes de

1494 Jean Gerson INCUNABLE Medieval Catholic Poem Mysticism Josephina Incunabula An extremely rare volume from the 1494 printing of the complete works of Jean Gerson. Gerson was one of the most prominent 14th-century French scholars and played an importa...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books



Venice: Sumptibus Caroboli, et Pompeati, 1768. Complete 17 volume set, bound in 16 leather folios. First editions. Published Venice: Sumptibus Caroboli, et Pompeati, 1768-1776. Folios, 8 3/4" x 12", full calf skin vellum with gilt embossed spine...

From The Wild Muse



Basel: Basel: Impressi ac diligentissime correcti per Michael Furter, 1496. Full leather. Very Good. Quarto, printed by Michael Furter, Basel, 1496, with dated closing colophon. COLLATION: 58 leaves complete; signatures a8, b-f8, h4, i6. TEXT: double ...

From Lyppard Books


Panorama chrétien nºs 1-57, 70-129 et Panorama aujourd'hui nºs 1 - 13 (périodiques reliés) [Christian Panorama and Panorama Today (bound periodicals)] by René Finkelstein, Robert Masson (éds.), et al. (L'Union des œuvres ouvrières catholiques de France [The Union of Catholic Workers' Works of France])

(Voir en bas pour la traduction en français.) This set of periodicals was originally bound for the library of one Monseigneur Maurice Baudoux (1902-1988), Officer of the Order of Canada and archbishop of Saint Boniface, Manitoba, Canada. He was awarded t...

From The Mortuary Library


Missae episcopales pro sacris ordinibus conferendis: by Machabaeus, Hieronymus

Venice: Giunta (colophon: in officina haeredum Lucaeantonii Iunctae), 1563. Leather. Very Good/In the 1560s, the brothers Tommaso and Giovan Maria Giunta were trying to recover financially from the fire that destroyed their Venice workshop in 1557. Tak...

From Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio


Peace with God by Graham, Billy

Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good +. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1953. Jacket is clean and bright with a small tear at bottom front spine edge corner, a couple of horizontal creases at bottom edge of front pa...

From Black River Books


Biblia: das ist: Die gantze heilige Schrifft: Deudsch. Doct. Mart. Luther by Luther, Martin, translator

Folio, bound in contemporary leather, clasps and catches lacking; considerable external wear; contents lightly soiled throughout, with increased wear and soil to initial 50 leaves and final 20 leaves; initial title page remounted with loss to margins; fir...

From Archway Books


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