New Testament in Greek
'[TITLE IN GREEK] NOUUM IESU CHRISTI D. N. TESTAMENTUM. EX BIBLIOTHECA REGIA.' PARIS: ROBERT ESTIENNE, 15 JUNE 1550
Median Folio, two volumes (324 × 213 mm) Collation: volume I: *-**8 (title, Estienne’s preface in Greek and Latin, prologue to Gospels by St John Chrysostom, Eusebian canon tables, etc); a-q8 r6 (Gospels, Acts): 150 leaves, foliated. Volume II: A-M8 N6 (title-page, prologue by St John Chrysostom, Pauline and Catholic Epistles, Apocalypse, errata, colophon, device): 102 leaves, foliated. Estienne’s name is written over or deleted everywhere it appears. A few late marginal notes. Eighteenth-century red morocco-grained sheep, gilt fillets, edges brown-stained; foot of spine of vol. II torn away, spotting and gouges on covers.
Francis Fry (pencil notes on flyleaf) — William P. Hatch, 1875-1972, New Testament scholar (his letter to a dealer, 26 November 1946, laid in)
'Formatting the Word of God' 5.6;Darlow & Moule 4622; Adams B1661; Mortimer French I no. 78