Animalium historia sacra, in qua plerorumque animalium praecipuae proprietates in gratiam studiosorum theologiae & ministrorum Verbi ad usum εικονολογικον breviter accomodantur ... iam denuo emendatius & correctius edita, triplici indice, scilicet capitum, rerum, & locorum e Scriptura, nec non adagiorum aucta editio quinta.

Amsterdam, Jan Jansson, 1643.

12mo, pp. [24], 3-638, [46], with engraved title; bound without A1; lightly toned, a few corners dust-stained, short tears and repairs to gutter of title and engraved title (insignificantly affecting text); contemporary vellum over boards, spine lettered in ink, sewn on 3 vellum thongs laced in; dust-stained with a few chips at extremities, upper board reattached with modern endpapers; contemporary ownership inscription to engraved title of Johannes Stiernkiet, acquisition note to rear free endpaper ‘Empt. Amst. 1662, L. Coughen'.

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First Jansson edition (fifth overall). First published in Wittenberg in 1612, the Animalium historia sacra is the most successful work of the Lutheran theologian Wolfgang Franz (1564 – 1628), providing a careful study of the creatures appearing in the Bible, both real and mythical.

USTC 1013782; STCN 08786410X.

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