'INSTITUTIO CHRISTIANE RELIGIONIS.' [GENEVA:] ROBERT ESTIENNE, 1553
Folio (12 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.; 327 x 215 mm). Woodcut printer's olive tree device on title-page, white-on-black criblé initials; some neat contemporary marginalia and underscoring at end, title-page and next few leaves a bit stained and with top inner margin restored, some worming at beginning and end, lacking final blank. Eighteenth-century vellum over marbled boards; some worming and soiling, restored. Marbled board slipcase.
acquisition: H. P. Kraus, 1966