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Bible. Old Testament. Polyglot.
[BIBLIA SACRA, EBRAICE, CHALDAICE, GRAECE, LATINE, GERMANICE, ITALICE/SCLAVONICE/SAXONICE, EDITED BY ELIAS HUTTER. NUREMBERG: A.P. DIETRICH?, 1599]
Estimate
8001,000
LOT SOLD. 3,600 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
26
Bible. Old Testament. Polyglot.
[BIBLIA SACRA, EBRAICE, CHALDAICE, GRAECE, LATINE, GERMANICE, ITALICE/SCLAVONICE/SAXONICE, EDITED BY ELIAS HUTTER. NUREMBERG: A.P. DIETRICH?, 1599]
Estimate
8001,000
LOT SOLD. 3,600 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Bible. Old Testament. Polyglot.
[BIBLIA SACRA, EBRAICE, CHALDAICE, GRAECE, LATINE, GERMANICE, ITALICE/SCLAVONICE/SAXONICE, EDITED BY ELIAS HUTTER. NUREMBERG: A.P. DIETRICH?, 1599]

folio (374 x 243mm.), parallel text in Hebrew, Chaldean, Greek, Latin, German and Slovenian (or Italian, or Low German), woodcut head- and tailpieces, contemporary blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, spine gilt in compartments, lacking 4 preliminary leaves (title-leaf, preface and a blank), Aa1 and Hhh6 torn and repaired (without loss), Ggg3-4 damaged at foot (with slight loss), some staining and browning, binding worn with a few small repairs; sold not subject to return


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Provenance

F. Parker, inscription on flyleaf dated 22 May 1869, purchased from Quaritch; Bequeathed to the Bishopric of Cornwall by the Rev. Franke Parker, M.A., Rector of Luffincott, Devon, 1883, bookplate

Literature

Darlow & Moule 1426-1428

Catalogue Note

This is a composite copy of the Nuremberg Polyglot; four versions were issued with the sixth column of text in either Italian, Low German, Slovenian or French, and this copy has sections in the first three of these languages. There is a lengthy manuscript description of this copy by Franke Parker on the inside front cover.

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