Walsh (James Edward), 1918-2004
Harvard University, Houghton Library

Luther 1483-1983 : an exhibition at the Houghton Library : with a list of sixteenth-century Luther editions at Harvard

Cambridge, MA, Harvard College Library, 1983
(25.5 cm), (4) 84 pp., frontispiece and 18 text illustrations. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - 70 catalogue entries. “A small but learned and evocative exhibition, including the only copy in America of the first German edition of Valla’s tract on the Donation of Constantine (1506, well before Ulrich von Hutten’s translation), the 4-leaf quarto text of the 95 theses, and three remarkable Luther autographs” (from a notice in The Book Collector, Summer 1984, p.222). The fully-annotated catalogue concludes with a list of 16th century editions of Luther in Harvard University Library (pp.61-84). ¶ Excellent, unmarked copy.