Berlin: Historischer Verlag Baumgartel, 1907.
Limited to 350 copies of the English Edition. this no. 74. Elephant folio (20" x16" x 4" weighing 43.4 pounds). Edited by Baumgartel and translated by G. A. Greene. With 706 original text illustrations and 54 full-page plates, some double and several color printed. Bound by J. R. Herzog, Leipzig in full green crushed morocco, a.e.g. and gauffered, the spine in six panels with red title label, the panels heavily gilt with Tudor roses and simi-fan devices, the covers with a wide series of decorative frames of onlaid black and blue, and with a central panel onlaid in red with a frame of flowers and vines, the central panel also ornamented, the upper cover with title in the central panel, doblures and flyleaves of blue morocco with a wide series on borders. But for light foxing to the preliminaries, the volume is fine and bright. A stunning behemoth of a book! Item #21378
The rear doblure has the name H. Fikentscher, Leipiz stamped in gilt at the top and the letter "DE' surmounted by the numbers "111" at the bottom.
The Wartburg is a renovated castle from the Middle Ages, the site where Martin Luther translated the New Testament into German, the home of St. Elisabeth of Hungary, and one of the most visited tourist attractions in Thuringia near Weimar.