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Bible. Polyglot.
BIBLIA SACRA GRAECE, LATINA & GERMANICE, OPERA DAVIDI WOLDERI. HAMBURG: JACOBUS LUCIUS, 1596
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Bible. Polyglot.
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Bible. Polyglot.
BIBLIA SACRA GRAECE, LATINA & GERMANICE, OPERA DAVIDI WOLDERI. HAMBURG: JACOBUS LUCIUS, 1596

2 volumes, folio (356 x 238mm.), letterpress series title in red and black before engraved title-page, engraved coats-of-arms on a3v and a4r, woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces, section titles within woodcut architectural frames, woodcut illustrations, contemporary vellum, morocco lettering-pieces, a few neat annotations in red ink, engraved title and a few woodcut frames slightly shaved, small rust-hole in Nn1 of vol.1, title-leaf to part 3 creased, Mm3-4 of vol.2 with paper repair in gutter, paper flaw in Hh3 of vol.2 (affecting a few letters), lacking F6 blank at end of Apocrypha in vol.2, a few leaves in vol.2 browned, a few small inkstains, bindings slightly soiled


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Provenance

Bequeathed to the Bishopric of Cornwall by the Rev. Franke Parker, M.A., Rector of Luffincott, Devon, 1883, bookplates

Literature

Darlow & Moule 1425

Catalogue Note

This Bible, known as the Hamburg Polyglot, contains the text of the Bible in Greek, Latin (both the Vulgate and the more recent translations of Pagninus and de Bèze for the Old and New Testaments respectively) and German.

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