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8 Volume Hebrew Bible - Second Estienne Hebrew Bible
- Bible in Hebrew) [Torah Nevi'im Ketuvim.] Vocalized text. Integral blanks present. This is 17 parts in 8 volumes. 113 x 68mm. 16th century calf with gilt arabesque centerpiece on covers, vellum pastedowns from medieval Latin manuscript (of an abridgment?) of the Sentences of Peter Lombard. Attractive set of the second Estienne Hebrew Bible and first in small format, following the 1539-44 quatro edition. "This 'pocket' Hebrew Bible has always been regarded as one of the most impressive examples of Hebrew printing of the French Renaissance" (Schreiber). Harvard/ Mortimer. From the collection of the Scottish politician bibliophile Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun (1653-1716), "almost vertainly the largest private library in Scotland at the time" (ODNB), with his signature on the title pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Cross & Crown Rare Books]
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