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Lot nr:624
Book nr:30231
Author:[BIBLIA HEBRAICA]
Title:Hebraica Biblia latina planeque nova Sebast. Munsteri tralatione, post omneis omnium hactenus ubiuis gentium aeditiones euulgata, & quoad fieri potuit, hebraicae ueritati conformata: adiectis insuper e Rabinorum comentariis annotationibus...
Town:Basileae
Publisher:Michael Isingrin and Henricus Petrus
Year:1534- 1535
Description:2 vol. in-f° (317 x 210 mm), [12]- 365- [1] ff ; [4] ff, ff 366-795. FIRST EDITION OF MUNSTER'S VERSION, Hebrew and Latin text in parallel columns, woodcut device of Bebel's press on colophon pages, first words of the titles within woodcut cartouches, woodcut initials. Old ms. annotations, (marginal) water staining in the beginning and the end of the first vol., also in vol. 2 but less, marginal tear repaired in f. 253. Some errors in pagination. Full calf bindings, some small rest., with gilt armorial bookplates on all boards by Guillaume Pavée de Vendeuvre, blue edges
Note:Provenance : Guillaume Pavée de Vendeuvre, avec ses armoiries sur tous les plats, deux paons, à la devise : Ardeo, Persevero, Spero.
Ref. Darlow- Moule II p. 705, n°5087, not in Adams
The earliest edition of the Hebrew Bible which contains a fresh Latin translation. Prepared by the Hebraist and cosmologist Sebastian Münster. The Hebrew text is based mainly on the first Biblia Rabbinica... This edition exercised considerable influence on versions made by the Reformers, e.g. in Switzerland, and on the English translation known as 'the Great Bible'"
Price:€2800 - €4000
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