Testamenti Veteris Biblia Sacra
Testamenti Veteris Biblia Sacra Testamenti Veteris Biblia Sacra Testamenti Veteris Biblia Sacra Testamenti Veteris Biblia Sacra Testamenti Veteris Biblia Sacra
£1,500.00
London: Excudebat Henricus Midletonus, impensis. C.B [arker]. 1585.

Quarto in 8s. 228x170mm. pp. [16], 173, [3]; 230 [i.e. 234], [2]; 160; 251, [1]; 144, 209-224; [20], 424. In six parts with a general title page and five separately dated title pages, pagination and register. Some eccentric pagination and registration but collates complete and the text is continuous. Lacking first blank leaf. Contemporary calf, single fillet in gilt to borders of boards. Spine with five raised bands, lettered in gilt. Joints strengthened and some rubbing to spine. Gilt initials "T.C." and a gilt flower device to centre of covers. Internally very good, occasional slight dampstaining, single small marginal wormhole towards the end. Tremellius's and Beza's versions of the New Testament are printed in parallel columns. Attractive decorative initials and woodcut printers' devices throughout. A very good copy of a comparatively scarce Latin Bible, ESTC locating nine copies in the UK and four in the US.