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Maimonides, Moses
De idololatria liber, cum interpretatione latina, & notis Dionysii Vossii. [Bound with:] VOSSIUS, Gerardus Joannes. De theologia gentili, et physiologia Christiana, sive, De origine ac progressu idololatriae, ad veterum gesta, ac rerum naturam, reductae: de que naturae mirandis, quibus homo adducitur ad Deum. Liber I, et II
Jioh, & Corneium Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1642. Second edition of each title. Publisher's device on title pages; woodcut tailpieces, ornamental initials. Maimonides text in Hebrew with facing Latin translation by Vossius. [12], 1-174. [2]; [12], 304; xvii, [19], 305-732, x, [30]. 1 vols. 4to. Scarce second edition of Maimonides' tract on idolatry with an important new foreword "to the Reader" by Isaac Vossius, brother of the recently deceased translator, Dionysius Vossius (1612-1642), as well as a new dedicatory poem by Caspar Barlaeus. Maimonides' text is usually accompanied, as it is here, by the massive commentary by Gerardus Vossius (father of Isaac and Dionysius) DE THEOLOGIA GENTILI . a book said to have been an iinfluence on Isaac Newton; his library contained an "extensively dog-eared" copy of the book (John Harrison, THE LIBRARY OF ISAAC NEWTON, Cambridge University Press, p. 258). This particular copy has a very distinguished provenance. Dr. Frederic Gardiner was an Episcopal clergyman, Biblican scholar, founder of the American Exegetical Society, and author of several books (including a Harmony of the Gospels). Henry Ferguson, of Stamford, Ct., "studied theology in the Berkeley Divinity School. In 1872 he was made rector of Christ Church in Exeter, N. H., and in 1878 rector of Trinity Church, Claremont, in the same state. In 1883 he became professor of history and political economy in Trinity College, a position he filled with distinguished credit until commencement in 1906, when he resigned to become rector of St. Paul's School, Concord, N. H. In 1873 he married Emma J … [Click Below for Full Description]
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