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Lot nr:688
Book nr:32789
Title:Biblia sacra
Publisher:Ex officina Christophori Plantini
Description:8vo (16 x 10 cm), [1-16], 1-766, [767-768], 1-185, [186-192] pages. Title within woodcut architectural border. Ill. with 3 folding maps (the Exodus, Kanaan and the Temple of Salomon). Old annotations in brown ink in the margins, on the title, on the fly leaf, mostly in Latin, some in English. Some margins are too short. In the same binding: Index veteris et novi testamenti (39 pages) + HARLEMIUS, Joannes Wilhelmus, Index Biblicus, s.l.n.d. (32 pages), some dampstaining in the last part. Full old calf, with goldtooling, monogram of Petrus Elliceus on the boards, red edges
Note:First Plantinian edition after the new revision of the Vulgata by the theologians of the University of Louvain. The Index by J. Harlemius is issued without the name of the publisher and no date is given. 'This Index biblicus was certainly printed to accompany a Plantinian in 8? Bible-edition. This is a variant' (see Voet III, 1296 (variant B, not in the Museum Plantin Moretus)). Adams B1085 ; Voet I, 686 and III, 1296 ; Darlow-Moule 6161
Provenance: Petrus Elliceus (name in ink on the title). Gloddaeth Library. Adams B1085 ; Voet I, 686 and III, 1296 ; Darlow-Moule 6161
Price:€900 - €1200
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