Lot 7 (Books & Works on Paper including Aviation & Transport, 31st July 2020)
Bible, Hebrew, Latin & Greek
[Montanus (Benito Arias, ed.) 2 parts in one, Novum Testamentum Graecum. Cum vulgata interpretatione Latina Graeci contextus lineis inserta, lacking Z6 (blank), [Darlow & Moule 4662], [bound with] Biblia Hebraica eorundem Latina interpretatio Xantis Pagnini Lucensis, includes preface in Latin by Benito Arias Montanus, text partly in Hebrew, F4 shaved at head, wormtrail to gutter of gatherings F-L & x-aa, [Darlow & Moule 5113], large woodcut devices on titles, double column, front flyleaf torn, light age yellowing, occasional spotting, dampstaining throughout, contemporary calf, spine gilt, headbands detached, joints split, rubbed and worn, spine cracked with loss, folio, Petrus de la Roviere, Geneva, 1609.
*** A ‘reprint of the Novum Testamentum Graecum’ originally published by Plantin in Antwerp in 1583. The complete bible in original languages with Latin interlinear translations. Benito Arias Montanus (1527–1598) was a Spanish orientalist and editor of the Antwerp Polyglot.