ACTS [11:30-13:13]. “Herod Persecutes the Church”. Das Newe Testament Deutsch, 1526. RARE. German. Martin Luther, trans., based on Erasmus’s 1516 Greek NT. Printed in Wittemberg by M. Lotther, with Woodcuts by Lucas Cranach (the same ones used in Luther’s 1522 1st Ed “September” Testament). Two (2) inhabited woodcut initials. Size: 11.0″ x 7.75″. SUPERIOR condition (see pics). COA on premium “gold leaf” paper w. gold seal. Leaf and COA set in a medium Bifold Portfolio. A nice example of a very early Luther Bible leaf, with a leaf from The Acts of the Apostles, citing Herod’s early persecution of the Church, and an early mission to Cyprus by Paul & Barnabas. Also includes a facsimile of the NT Title page dated 1526. V. rare to come to market. Last one in inventory. Compare elsewhere to $650.