Ten 16th century German tracts in folio, as below
Ten 16th century German tracts in folio, as below
Ten 16th century German tracts in folio, as below
Ten 16th century German tracts in folio, as below
Ten 16th century German tracts in folio, as below

In a binding by Heinke Pensky

Ten 16th century German tracts in folio, as below

Frankfurt, Mainz [et al.]: 1531-1572. Karl, Heiliges Römisches Reich Kaiser, Peinlich Halßgericht, Des Aller durchleuchtigste[n] Groszmächtigsten, vnüberwindlichsten Keyser Carols deß fünfften vnd deß Heiligen Römischen Reichs peinlich Gerichts Ordnung, auff den Reichßtägen zu Augspurg unnd Regenspurg, in Jaren dreissig, vnd zwey vnd dreyssig gehalten, auffgericht vnd beschlossen, Franckfurt am Mayn: durch Johannem Schmidt, in verlegung Sigmund Feyerabends, 1577, ff. [6], 29; title page printed in red and black; 8 large woodcuts including one each on the title page and the colophon; title page backed and remargined, with loss of the number '5' in the date, 8 other leaves with marginal strengthening and/or infill, but without loss; bound with: [Probation Schrifft. Meins gnedigen Herren Marggraff Georgen Friderichs zu Brandenberg], n.p., 1567; bound without a title page, ff. II-LXX, [22], collating A-M4 (-A1), A-D4; bound with: Römisch kayserlicher Majestät und deß Heyl. R. Reychs Landtfriden : auff dem Reychstag zu Augspurg declarirt anno domini M.D.XLVII, Meynz, 1548, ff. [1], 34, [1], collating A-[I4]; VD16 D 1013; bound with: Abschiedt der Römischen Koniglichen, Getruckt inn der churfürstlichen Statt Meynz, durch Franciscum Behem, 1567, folio, ff. [1], 20, [1], collating A-D4, E6; bound with: Maximilian, Holy Roman Emperor, Abschiedt der Römischen Keyserlichen Maiestatt vnnd gemeiner Stendt auff dem Reichstag zu Regenspurg anno Domini M.D. LXVII. auffgericht, Getruckt inn der churfürstlichen Statt Meynz, durch Franciscum Behem, 1567, folio, ff. [1], 22 [i.e. 20], [1], collating A-E4 (signature C misbound after D); VD16 R 697; bound with: Georg, Brandenburg-Ansbach, Markgraf, Marggreuische Waldtordnung in irer furstlichen gnaden Furstenthumb unterhalb des Geburgs, n.p., 1531, folio, ff. [10]; VD16 B 6974; bound with: Georg Friedrich, Brandenburg-Ansbach Markgraf Policeyordnung etlicher pu[n]ct vnnd Artickel / in welchen vermög des heiligen Römischen Reichs, verschienen XLviij. Jars, vff deme dazuma zu Augspurg gehaltenen Reichstag, vffgerichten vnd publicirten Ordnung vn[d] Reformation guter Pollicey, einer jede[n] Obrigkeit ... zuthu[n] beuolhen, n.p., 1566, ff. [3], XXIII, collating A-F4, G4 [-G4]; bound with: George, Prince of Anhalt. Einfeltiger vnterricht, von verbotenen personen vnnd graden, vnd wes sie sich in Ehesachen halten sollen, Vornemlich vor de Superattendenten vnd Pfarherrn im Stifft Merseburgk, Darnach auch andern Pfarherrn zu Christlichem dienst vnd nutz gestalt, Gedruckt zu Leipzig : Durch Jacobum Berwaldt, 1548, ff. [18], collating A-B6 C8 ( -C7-C8); 2 large woodcut initials, 2 woodcut vignettes and a full-page genealogical tree (VD16; G 1321); bound with: Des löblichen Frenckischen Reichskraiß verainte vnd verglichne Policey-ordnung etlicher Puncten vnd Artickeln, welche weilund hochlöblichster Gedechtnuß vnd die jetzig Röm. Kay. May. ... auff etlichen Reichstägen, einem jeden Stand vnd Glied des Römischen Reichs ... Fürsehung zuthon vnd darüber zu halten ernstlich befolhen haben, Nürnberg : Gedr. durch Dieterich Gerlatz [i.e. Gerlach], 1572,ff. [1], XIII, collating A-D4; bound with: Meurer, Noe, Wasser Recht Vnnd Gerechtigkait fürnemlich des Weitberuehmbten vnd Goltreichen Rheinstrames/ wie derselbig gleich als ein Richter/ am Gestaden/ jetzt dem einen gebe/ dem andern nemme ... Der ander Tractat vom Rhein/ auch andern Schiffreichen/ vnd nit Schiffreichen Gemeinen vnd Eygenen, Frankfurt am Mann, 1570, ff. [7], LXVI, [4], collating A-L6, M4, but lacking 4 leaves: I1 and I3-I6; (VD16 ZV 22483). Together, ten 16th century German folio tracts in a nice modern binding of full citron Niger morocco nicely tooled and lettered in blind by Heinke Pensky, marbled board slipcase. Now Heinke Pensky-Adam "was educated and trained in Germany. After one-and-a-half years as an apprentice, four years as a journeyman, and one year preparation for the master in ne bookbinding, she was awarded the title of master with a concentration in ne hand bookbinding and paper design. Five of her instructors had also trained under Ignatz Wiemeler. After coming to the United States, she worked for four years with Carolyn Horton in New York, for six years as a paper conservator at R.R. Donnelley, eight years as head conservator at Monastery Hill Bindery (both in Chicago). Since 1990 she has worked in private practice. Her work has been exhibited widely with the Guild of Book Workers, Chicago Hand Bookbinders, and internationally in Germany, Yugoslavia, and Denmark. She has been a member of the Guild since 1971, of Chicago Hand Bookbinders since its founding in 1979, and a Fellow of the American Institute of Conservation since 1975" (from the Guild of Book Workers website). Item #50259

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