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Viccars, John.
DECAPLA IN PSALMOS: SIVE COMMENTARIUS EX DECEM LINGUIS MSS. ET IMPRESSIS... CUM SPECIMINE LINGUAE COPHTICAE, PERS. & ANG. MSS... LONDON: ROBERT YOUNG, 1639
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,320 GBP
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Viccars, John.
DECAPLA IN PSALMOS: SIVE COMMENTARIUS EX DECEM LINGUIS MSS. ET IMPRESSIS... CUM SPECIMINE LINGUAE COPHTICAE, PERS. & ANG. MSS... LONDON: ROBERT YOUNG, 1639
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,320 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Viccars, John.
DECAPLA IN PSALMOS: SIVE COMMENTARIUS EX DECEM LINGUIS MSS. ET IMPRESSIS... CUM SPECIMINE LINGUAE COPHTICAE, PERS. & ANG. MSS... LONDON: ROBERT YOUNG, 1639

folio (308 x 210mm.), additional engraved title-page by Wenceslaus Hollar, A3 a cancel, woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces, early nineteenth-century calf-backed boards, marbled edges, Ggg2 torn in upper margin (just touching headline), extremitied rubbed, joints cracked


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Provenance

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

Literature

STC 24696; Pennington, Hollar, 2690

Catalogue Note

first edition. John Viccars (c. 1604-1653?) started his career as a clergyman by being imprisoned for heresy, but after recanting he travelled widely across Europe, consulting scholars and manuscripts for this, his only published work.

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