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Opera Bedae Venerabilis ... Omnia in octo tomos distincta prout statim post praefationen suo elencho enumerantur. Addito rarum & verbarum indice copiosissimo by  the Venerable Bede - Hardcover - First collected edition - 1563 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.com

Opera Bedae Venerabilis ... Omnia in octo tomos distincta prout statim post praefationen suo elencho enumerantur. Addito rarum & verbarum indice copiosissimo

by Bede, the Venerable

Condition: Contemporary calf, rebacked, new leather spine labels (labels misnumbered), later endpapers; covers worn but sound, one joint st


Basileae [i.e., Basle]: Per Joannem Hervagium, 1563. First collected edition. Title within architectural border, with device of Johann Herwagen. Profusely illustrated with iwoodcut maps, music, tables, diagrams. Text in two columns; with Index. 4 vols. Folio. Contemporary calf, rebacked, new leather spine labels (labels misnumbered), later endpapers; covers worn but sound, one joint starting but firm. Text show various degrees of slight worming and scattered light foxing, but overall a very good, sound set of this massive collected edition, complete except for the final blank leaf of Volume VI. First collected edition. Title within architectural border, with device of Johann Herwagen. Profusely illustrated with iwoodcut maps, music, tables, diagrams. Text in two columns; with Index. 4 vols. Folio. The Father of English History. This is the first of three continental editions of the works of Bede, the others being from Cologne in 1612 and 1688. Johann Herwage,  a printer originally from Strassburg,  married  the widow of the great Basel printer Johann Froben, and for a while collaborated with his stepson Hieronymus Froben. From 1532, however, he again started printing under his own name. RARE ON THE MARKET. Adams B-477



  • Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 254015
  • Title: Opera Bedae Venerabilis ... Omnia in octo tomos distincta prout statim post praefationen suo elencho enumerantur. Addito rarum & verbarum indice copiosissimo
  • Author: Bede, the Venerable
  • Format/binding:Title within architectural border, with device of Johann Herwagen. Profusely illustrated with iwoodcut maps, music, tables, di
  • Book condition: Contemporary calf, rebacked, new leather spine labels (labels misnumbered), later endpapers; covers worn but sound, one joint st
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First collected edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Per Joannem Hervagium
  • Place: Basileae [i.e., Basle]
  • Date published: 1563
  • Keywords: British
  • Bookseller catalogs: History, Travel & Geography;

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