One vol. bound in 4, 8vo, pp. 1032, 24, [52 (index)], [2 (device, blank)]; with copper-engraved title, woodcut device ‘labore et constantia’ to final leaf; a very good copy in eighteenth-century vellum over boards, spines lettered and upper boards numbered in ink, edges speckled red; a few marks, a little nibbled at extremities; interleaved throughout with scattered eighteenth-century annotations in 2 columns, ownership inscription ‘F. Gonet’ to upper pastedowns, later ink library-stamps to title and flyleaves.
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Biblia sacra vulgatae editionis Sixti Quinti Pont. Max. iussu, recognita atque edita.
An attractive Plantin Bible, bound in four volumes and interleaved for scholarly annotations. The interleaved notes offer, in a small and neat hand, comments and references largely in Latin and French, with some Greek and Hebrew.
Adams B-1106; not in STCN.
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