Die Geschichte Joseph’s und seiner Brüder. Eine biblische Erzählung. Color Printing, Gustav Sigismund Peters, printer.

Die Geschichte Joseph’s und seiner Brüder. Eine biblische Erzählung.

Harrisburg, Pa. Gedruckt und zu haben bey G. S. Peters, 1835. First edition in German. Original printed pictorial glazed orange wrappers, 5.5 x 3.5 inches, 18 leaves printed on one side only. Fifteen color-printed illustrations. Wrappers quite spotted; foxed throughout; a good, sound copy. Item #19169

The earliest German edition of the Peters edition of the Joseph story (the first in English appearing in 1833), from America’s first color printer; the illustrations are printed in red, yellow, and green from multiple color blocks.

Price: $350.00