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Bible. New Testament. Greek and Latin.

NOVUM TESTAMENTUM OMNE, MULTO QUAM ANTEHAC DILIGENTIUS AB ERASMO ROTERODAMO RECOGNITUM, EMENDATUM AC TRANSLATUM... (IN NOVUM TESTAMENTUM AB EODEM DENUO RECOGNITUM, ANNOTATIONES). (BASEL: JOHANN FROBEN, MARCH 1519)
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Bible. New Testament. Greek and Latin.

NOVUM TESTAMENTUM OMNE, MULTO QUAM ANTEHAC DILIGENTIUS AB ERASMO ROTERODAMO RECOGNITUM, EMENDATUM AC TRANSLATUM... (IN NOVUM TESTAMENTUM AB EODEM DENUO RECOGNITUM, ANNOTATIONES). (BASEL: JOHANN FROBEN, MARCH 1519)
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 9,000 GBP
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Bible. New Testament. Greek and Latin.

NOVUM TESTAMENTUM OMNE, MULTO QUAM ANTEHAC DILIGENTIUS AB ERASMO ROTERODAMO RECOGNITUM, EMENDATUM AC TRANSLATUM... (IN NOVUM TESTAMENTUM AB EODEM DENUO RECOGNITUM, ANNOTATIONES). (BASEL: JOHANN FROBEN, MARCH 1519)

2 volumes, folio (328 x 199mm.), parallel text in Greek and Latin, woodcut printer's device on title-pages and final versos, several pages within woodcut borders, woodcut initials and headpieces, 2 woodcut illustrations on pp.98-99 of vol.1, canons within woodcut frames, non-uniform near-contemporary German blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards, vol.1 with paper label pasted to upper cover, two clasps on each, vol.2 with metal corners, parts of first woodcut border obscured, small section of title-leaf to vol.2 excised, a few small wormholes at start of vol. 2, some light spotting in vol. 2, label missing from upper cover of vol.2, bindings slightly soiled with some small repairs


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Provenance

Bequeathed to the Bishopric of Cornwall by the Rev. Franke Parker, M.A., Rector of Luffincott, Devon, 1883, bookplate; Truro Cathedral, bookplate

Literature

Darlow & Moule 4597; 2nd part: IA 161.571; Bezzel 1212

Catalogue Note

"Erasmus's second edition of 1519 was greatly improved, for the majority of the misprints were removed and he introduced readings from a better codex of the Gospels, Acts and the Pauline Epistles" (Cambridge History of the Bible, vol.3, p.60).

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