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Alphabetum Syro-Chaldaeum una cum Oratione Dominicali Salutatione Angelica et Symbolo Fidei
Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, Rome, 1797. First edition. 30 pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. Type specimen printed on the eve of the Napoleonic conquest of Italy, during which "there was an order from the French government for the confiscation of exotic language punches and matrices from the Propaganda to supply the Imprimerie Nationale" (Coakley). Uncommon. Birrell & Garnett 241; Smitskamp 215; Moss 1052; Brunet I, 197; cf. Coakley, pp. 58-9 Recent morocco backed marbled boards, a.e.g. Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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