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Orientalische und exegetische Bibliothek, I-XXV [25 VOLUMES]. [AND:] Neue orientalische und exegetische Bibliothek [7 VOLUMES]. [TOTAL OF 32 VOLUMES].
Frankfurt am Mayn, Johann, Gottlieb Garbe; Gebhard und Körber. [AND:] Göttingen, Wittwe Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, 1771-93. - Thirty-two volumes bound in twenty. Crown octavo. Includes the following: I. 25 volumes bound in 13. Pp. (xxvi), 255 plus frontispiece, having sentences calligraphed in Hebrew with reference to their place in the Old Testament; 252; 252; 250; 251; 250; (vi), 247; 224 plus folding engraved plate with Phoenician, Punic, etc. alphabet of texts found on coins, in comparison to Hebrew; 233; 227; 220; 194; 200; 252; 155; 187; 190; 187; 195; 203; 199, (5); 193, (10); 203; 187; xiv, 348. - - AND: II. Seven volumes (of nine). Pp. (vi), 230 plus engraved folding plate "Idolum Drusorum In Museo Borgiano Velitris" bound at end; 30, 209; 251, (2); 249; 235; 254; (vi), 246. Woodcut vignette to each title-page; woodcut head- and tail-pieces. All title-pages present. Set in Gothic type. Hardcover, all 20 volumes uniformly bound in the original, contemporary paper-covered boards, black-stamped lettering-piece to each spine, small, contemporary shelf label, further shelf-marks dyed in neat manuscript, all edges red; binding evenly age marked, spines darkened, dusty or finger-soiled, occasionally rubbed, chafed, but in all a very presentable set. Internally browned and foxed in places as might be expected, otherwise an excellent set that had aged gracefully in the monastery's library, practically unused. ~ First edition. The set of "Orientalische und exegetische Bibliothek" (Oriental and Exegetical Library) which is offered hereby contains 25 volumes, published in Frankfurt am Main, 1771-1785, and bound in 13. It includes the Appendix to volume 12, and the General Index volume, compiled by J. G. Schmidt and J. W. Stüber, which was published in 1789 by Gebhard und Körber. The work was continued as "Neue orientalische und exegetische Bibliothek", published in Göttingen, 1786-1793. The present set contains seven volumes of nine i.e. volumes I, IV-IX. It includes the Author's "Catalogus scriptorum Ioann. David. Michaelis usque ad annum 1787 cum pretiis adiectis", which is bound in Volume IV. The two sets are uniformly bound. Johann David Michaelis (1717-1791); Thomas Christian Tychsen (1758-1834). ~ Provenance: from the library of the Immaculate Conception Monastery, Glenclyffe, Garrison, N.Y. with a stamp to this effect on title-page. Later in the collection of Andrew Raess, with his bookplate. Very rare.
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