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Title-page border with St Peter and St Paul; the saints stand with their emblems on either side of the title; in the four corners are the symbols of the Evangelists; at top-centre, a shield with the Basel staff and below at centre, Petri's printer's mark; title-page to Das neuw Testament recht grüntlich teutsch..., Basel, A. Petri, 1522 (2°). 1522
Woodcut and letterpress
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Height: 245 millimetres (borderlines)
Width: 170 millimetres
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- Cut by Lützelburger after a design by Holbein.
The initial D in the title is not by Holbein.
A second impression (from a later edition with deleted inscription) is on the same mount; for other impression, used in Sebastian Münster's edition of Ptolemy's 'Geography' printed by Petri in Basel, 1545, see: 1865,0114.1020.
See F. Hieronymus, Basler Buchillustration 1500 bis 1545, exh. cat. Basel 1984, no. 281 and 391.
C. Müller: Hans Holbein d. J. Die Druckgraphik im Kupferstichkabinett Basel, exh. cat. 1997, no. 40.
G. Bartrum, German Renaissance Prints 1490-1550, BM exh. cat. 1995, no. 227.
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