Lot 2: Silvius (Petrus) - Die andern acht hinder stelligen bucher,
27 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: some browning, last gathering loose, loosely inserted in 19th century plain wrappers, frayed & creased, 4to, Leipzig, Nickel Schmidt , 1528. Scare polemical work attacking Martin Luther and his doctrines. Petrus Silvius (or Peter Penick) (1470-1547), a Dominican controversialist in the service of Duke George the Bearded of Saxony, was the author of some 30 anti-Lutherian works in prose or verse.