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Folio 13" - 23" tall; 1298 pages; Folio. The "Elector Bible" featuring full page woodcut engravings of the Prince-Electors of the Holy Roman Empire.  1181,  pp. Augsburg Confession at rear. Bound in a mid 19th century 1/2 calf over pebbled brown cloth boards. Spine covering detached and laid in at front. Title page in red and black is bound in on a stub. Frontis of Luther missing along with two of the Elector portraits. Text printed in double columns inside a line border; profusely illustrated with pictorial vignettes from woodcuts, decorative head and tail pieces and decorative initials. Shallow damp stain line across the top corner of the first half of the text. Occasional expected light soiling to pages, but in general a clean and bright text. Candidate for respining or recasing. Good ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping.