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I. SIMILITUDINUM AC PARABOLARUM, QUAE IN BIBLIIS EX HERBIS ATQUE ARBORIBUS DESUMUNTUR, DILUCIDA EXPLICATIO; SEORSUM ACCESSERUNT DE GEMMIS ALIQUOT, IIS PRAESERTIM, QUARUM D. JOANNES APOSTOLUS IN SUA APOCALYPSI MEMINIT: DE ALIIS QUOQUE, QUARUM USUS HOC AEVI APUD OMNES PERCREBUIT, LIBRI II; MEDICI ZIRIZAEI, DE HABITU ET CONSTITUTIONE CORPORIS, QUAM GRAECI KRASIN.

By Lemnius, Levinus; La Rue, Francois.

Typis Guolphg. Hofmanni, sumtibus haeredum Jacobi Fischeri: ; Typis Nicolai Hofmanni, sumptibus haeredum Jacobi Fischeri, Frankfurt am Main: 1619., 1626. Three works bound in one. pp. [16], 170; (171)-288;[16]-185 (9). 16 mo. 120 mm. Latin text brown and brittle. Early full vellum binding with the autograph of L. Grosvenor on front cover. A fuller transcription of the extensive wording on each title page may be had upon request. Levinus Lemnius (1505-1568) was a famed Dutch physician and author. He studied medicine at the University of Leuven under Rembert Dodoens and Konrad Gesner; and under Vesalius at Padua. He travelled also to Switzerland and England. After his wife's death he became a priest, and wrote on a variety of interesting subjects. Francois La Rue (Ca. 1520-1585) was a physician, gemologist, and herbalist from Lille, France. This little work on gems is probably his most significant. CHEST 2/1.

$250.00

ANALOGIA VETERIS AC NOVI TESTAMENTI, In Qua Primum Status Veteris, deinde consensus, proportio, & conspiratio illius cum Nouo explicatur. Authore Martino Becano. [Relationship of the Jewish Old Testament to the New Testament].

By Becan, Martin.

Moguntiae. Ex Officina Ioannis Albini (Johann Albin, Mainz, Germany): ., 1620. pp. [24], 574, [26]. Foxed. Latin text with decorative capital initials. Title printed in red and black. Small 8vo. 190 mm. Original full vellum binding with yapp fore edges. The binding is detached from the text block revealing the original bands and binder's super made from early Flemish or Dutch black letter printers' waste. Early manuscript ownership: 'Ex Libris And. Steen. No. 59 / N. 43.' Hardbound. Good. Martin Becan (Verbreck / van der Breck) [1563-1624] was born at Hilvarenbeck, Brabant, Holland. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1583, and taught theology for twenty-two years at Wuerzburg, Mainz, and Vienna, where he was confessor to Emperor Ferdinand II from 1620 until his death. He possessed a style clear and dignified, and noticeably free from the bitterness which marked the polemical literature of the day. His writings were directed principally against Calvin, Luther, and the Anabaptists. Best known as a Controversialist and anti-Protestant author, here he turns to Bible criticism, interpretation, etc. Especially the relationship of the Old Testament beliefs and practices of the Jews to those of the New Testament. Scarce. ** PRICE JUST REDUCED!! CHEST 2/1 L. Hardcover. Very Good.

$250.00

BIBLIA QUID IN HAC EDITIONE PRAESTITUM SIT, VIDE IN EA QUAM OPERI PRAEPOSUIMUS, AD LECTOREM EPISTOLA.

By Bible - Latin - 1545.

Ex Officina Roberti Stephani (Estienne) Lutetiae, (Paris): ., 1545. Three volumes of five. Old Testament only. ff. [12], 156, 172, 116. The missing New Testament would have had: ff. 180, 128, [40]. Old Testament here collates as: *8, a8-t8, v4, aa8-xx8, yy4, aaa8-ooo8, ppp4. Each page lightly ruled in red. The title Biblia enclosed within a woodcut ornamental frame. Below is Stephanus famous printer's device of an olive-tree, with St. Paul pointing upwards. Text is Latin in small Roman type. Small 8vo. 195 mm. Old (original) full leather binding, quite worn. Early manuscript ownerships (partially in Greek) on the title page. Among them is one that seems to read Claude-Etienne, but frankly I leave it to better scholars than I to decipher these inscriptions. This is Robert Estienne's second octavo edition of the Latin Bible, after the first of 1534). The texts are printed in parallel columns - the Vulgate inside and the Zurich outside. This is the first time the two appeared together. It is also the first time Estienne printed the Zurich version, the text being taken from the first printing ever of that version - Froschauer 1543. According to Darlow and Moule, Estienne added much to the work: 'The margins contain notes which profess to be drawn from memoranda made by friends of the editor during the lectures of F. Vatablus. but they appear to be coloured - to some extent at least - by the religious opinions of R. Stephanus himself. Some of these notes had already appeared, together with a selection of variant readings, in a quarto edition of the Pentateuch printed by R. Stephanus in 1541.' Hardbound. Good. Schreiber #83; Adams B-1036; D&M 6127; Brunet I, 875; Renouard 62/2. Very scarce in any condition. CHEST 2/1. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good.

$1250.00

M. HENRICI KIPPINGI EXERCITATIONES SACRAE DE SCRIPTURA VET. & NOVI TESTAMENTI. In quibus Veteres pariter ac novae Controversiae exponuntur; Additis plurimis Quaestionibus utilissimis e Philologia sacra petitis, uti Series earum indicat.

By Kippingus, Henricus (1623-1678).

Erhardi Burger, Francofurti (Frankfurt am Main, Germany): ., 1665. pp. [24], 528 Including illustrated title page engraved by C. Hagen [Christiaan Hagen / van der Hagen / Hagens of Bremen (ca. 1635-1707). Latin text with some Hebrew. Includes a brief but interesting section on Kabbalah. Though this work is held be a few major European libraries, we can find no holdings among U.S. libraries. / BOUND WITH / Geier, Martin (1614-1680); Maimonides, Moses (1135-1204). MARTINI GEIERI L. DE EBRAORUM LUCTU lugentiumq[ue]; ritibus; E Sacris pracipue, nec non R. Mosis B. Maimon tit. Efel, alijsq[ue]. Impensis Hared. Henningi Grossi, Lipsiae (Leipzig, Germany): 1656. pp. [24], 432 [i.e. 434], [34]. Latin with some Hebrew text. 24 mo.140 x 90 x 56 mm. Bound in old full vellum, with much of the covering gone from the front board. The colophon reads: Lipsiae, Literis Friderici Lanckisii imprimebat Christophorum Cellarius, 1656. Very Good. For this work there are a few U.S. holdings and about a dozen in Europe. CHEST 2/1.

$350.00

BIBLIA, Das ist: Die ganze Gottliche Heilige Schrifft, Alten und Neuen Testaments, nach der deutschen Uebersetzung Dr. Martin Luthers. Mit jades Capitels kurzen Summarien, auch beygefugten vielen nd richtigen Paralellen. Nebst schicklichen Nutzanwendungen zu den funf Buchern Mosis, dem Hohelied Salomonis und der Offenbarung S. Johannis. Die erste Auflage.

By Bible. German. Goeb: 1813.

Gedruckt und zu finden bey Friedrich Goeb, Somerset [PA]: ., 1813. pp. [4], 527, [66]; 169; [3]. With caption title, separate pagination and signatures; Apocrypha - [66] p. - With second title-page, separate pagination and signatures: 'Das neue Testament unsers Herrn und Heylandes Jesu Christi, von Dr. Martin Luther.' Small Folio. 320 mm. 9 x 13". Old age and damp stain. Old ink stain in gutters of rear leaves. Worn leather over beveled oak boards binding. No clasps remain. The famous Somerset German Bible of 1813, is the first Bible published west of the Allegheny Mountains. Charles Friedrich Goeb was a Mennonite minister, as well as a master printer in Western Pennsylvania. He came to Somerset, PA in 1809. Printing the bible was an enomous undertaking, especially in the wilderness that was then Somerset. It involved: the setting of millions of pieces of type; carving the titlepage and ornament blocks; purchasing, storing, and printing at least 50,000 large full sheets of paper; binding probably 500 copies. In addition, he apparently also wrote: the Preface, the Remarks prefixed to each chapter of the Five Books of Moses, the Commentary to the Song of Solomon and St. John's Revelations. Goeb calls this the 'Die Erste Auflage (First Edition) on both the General and New Testament title pages. He may have been referring to the remarks that he added. GLP/USA 2004; Studer. Frederick Goeb, Master Printer. pp. xvii-xvii; AI/S&S 27883; O'Callaghan. List of the Editions of the Holy Scriptures, 114; Seidensticker p. 190. SCARCE. JUN_GER1. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good.

$500.00

BIBLIA, Das ist: Die ganze Gottliche Heilige Schrifft, Alten und Neuen Testaments, nach der deutschen Uebersetzung Dr. Martin Luthers. Mit jades Capitels kurzen Summarien, auch beygefugten vielen nd richtigen Paralellen. Nebst schicklichen Nutzanwendungen zu den funf Buchern Mosis, dem Hohelied Salomonis und der Offenbarung S. Johannis. Die erste Auflage.

By Bible. German. Goeb: 1813.

Gedruckt und zu finden bey Friedrich Goeb, Somerset [PA]: ., 1813. pp. [4], 527, [66]; 169; [3]. With caption title, separate pagination and signatures; Apocrypha - [66] p. - With second title-page, separate pagination and signatures: 'Das neue Testament unsers Herrn und Heylandes Jesu Christi, von Dr. Martin Luther.' Small Folio. 320 mm. 9 x 13". As usually found with age and damp stain on preliminary and terminal leaves. Attractive and unusual full polished leather over beveled oak boards binding. No clasps remain. The famous Somerset German Bible of 1813, is the first Bible published west of the Allegheny Mountains. Charles Friedrich Goeb was a Mennonite minister, as well as a master printer in Western Pennsylvania. He came to Somerset, PA in 1809. Printing the bible was an enormous undertaking, especially in the wilderness that was then Somerset. It involved: the setting of millions of pieces of type; carving the titlepage and ornament blocks; purchasing, storing, and printing at least 50,000 large full sheets of paper; binding probably 500 copies. In addition, he apparently also wrote: the Preface, the Remarks prefixed to each chapter of the Five Books of Moses, the Commentary to the Song of Solomon and St. John's Revelations. Goeb calls this the 'Die Erste Auflage (First Edition) on both the General and New Testament title pages. He may have been referring to the remarks that he added.GLP/USA 2004; Studer. Frederick Goeb, Master Printer. pp. xvii-xvii; AI/S&S 27883; O'Callaghan. List of the Editions of the Holy Scriptures, 114; Seidensticker p. 190. SCARCE. JUN_GER1. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good.

$600.00

THE NEW AND COMPLETE LIFE OF OUR BLESSED SAVIOUR, JESUS CHRIST: THAT GREAT EXAMPLE, AS WELL AS SAVIOUR OF MANKIND. Containing a more complete, authentic, ample, accurate, instructive, universal and full account. of our Glorious Redeemer. to which is added. history of the lives. of his Holy Apostles. also John the Baptist, and likewise the Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary. [etc] [etc].

By Wright, Paul.

Tertius Dunning and Walter W. Hyer, Philadelphia: ., 1795. pp. iv, [1], 6-407, [5] (List of Subscribers). + 25 leaves of engraved plates, many within decorative frames. Folio. 315 mm. Worn original full leather binding. Not all the plates are signed, but were the work of the top young engraving artists of the era including: Tanner, Benjamin (1775-1848); Rollinson, William (1762-1842); Doolittle, Amos (1754-1832); Tisdale, Elkanah (1768-1835); Scoles, John (1772?-1853); Anderson, Alexander (1775-1870); etc. Frontis detached and chipped, but most of the other plates are in decent condition. Copies with all of the plates are not often found today. 'First published in thirty numbers, of sixteen pages and an engraving, each. The completed volume bearing the date of the first number, although publication was not completed until 1796 or 1797. The Philadelphia edition differs from the New York edition only in its title page. the plates are from several sources.' - Evans. Evans 29927. EVANS2. Signed by Author(s). Hardcover.

$600.00

THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS: Translated Out Of The Original Tongues; And With The Former Translations Diligently Compared And Revised.

By Bible. Philadelphia. 1807.

Printed By Mathew Carey, Philadelphia: ., 1807. No pagination but (1080) p. Double column. Browned but not brittle. Nice original ownership for Jane Roger. Pencil ownership of R.T. Knight on front paste down. 12mo. 170 mm. Original leather binding, worn. Original leather spine label. Front board detached. Slight loss at head of spine. Hardbound. Text good. S&S/AI 12128. SCARCE. PAIMP 25. Hardcover.

$75.00

THE NEW TESTAMENT OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST: Translated Out Of The Original Greek; And With The Former Translations Diligently Compared And Revised.

By Bible. New Testament. 1822.

Stereotyped by D. & G. Bruce, New York. Printed by S. Probasco for G.W. Mentz, Philadelphia: ., 1822. pp. 335, (1) [A Table of Kindred and Affinity, wherein whosoever are related are forbidden in Scripture, and by our Laws, to marry together]. Double column. Damp stained. Browned but not brittle. Early manuscript ownership of Peter Schaffner, 1828 and Henry Schnell 'This book is the Property of Henry Schnell which I bought of Peter Schaffner the first of September 1828 on first fly leaf. Also John Kraw, 1826 on front paste down. Also ownerships on rear paste down. 12mo. 175 mm. Original very leather binding, worn. Front board detached. Spine very worn with loss. Hardbound. Fair. S&S/AI 8034. PAIMP 22. Hardcover.

$35.00

THE HOLY BIBLE CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS: Together with the Apocrypha: translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by the special command of King James I of England: with marginal notes and references, to which are added an index, an alphabetical table of all the names in the Old & New Testaments, with their significations, and tables of Scripture weights, measures, and coins. Embellished with five maps and twenty-five historical engravings

By Bible. Carey, Philadelphia. 1810-1811.

Published and Printed by Mathew Carey. Philadelphia: -1811., 1810. pp. (1080). Double column. Browned. Damp stained. Frontis LACKING. LACKS 13 plates (of 25). LACKING all maps (of 5). Genealogy likely excised. ** Thick 4to. 290 mm. Original full leather with raised bands. Spine worn, rubbed with cracking and missing fragment from top and bottom. Both boards detached. X-Lib marking on spine in white "MARKWARD". Rear board has newspaper clippings from the obituaries of Sarah Ann Sloan and Jasper Sloan as well as Newspaper heading from "SUNDAY MORNING, APRIL 6, 1862." Additionally manuscript reporting the death of "John F. Grieb Agead Low Years and Five Month." 2 bookmarks also present. Hardbound. Fair. S&S/AI 19515. NW35. Hardcover.

$150.00

THE NEW TESTAMENT OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST: Translated Out Of The Original Greek; And With The Former Translations Diligently Compared And Revised.

By Bible. New Testament. Philadelphia 1824

Stereotyped for The Bible Society Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia: ., 1824. 352 p. Double column. Age stain. Early manuscript ownership of Sophia Zigler March 20th, 1840. 12mo. 155 mm. Original plain leather binding. Hardbound. Good. PAIMP 25 x2. Hardcover.

$40.00

SYRUS INTERPRES CUM FONTE NOVI TESTAMENTI GRAECO COLLATUS

By Reusch, Johann Wilhelm (1701-1759).

Apud Bernh. Christ. Breitkopf, Lipsiae (Leipzig): ., 1741. ff. 8, 384 p. 16mo. 170 mm. Text mainly in Greek and Latin, with small bits of Hebrew and Syriac. Plain paper boards binding. Edges decorated red. XLib. [Philadelphia Divinity School]. Hardbound. Very Good. Autograph ownership (1825) of Rev. Joseph Jaquett (1794-1869). Before becoming a Protestant Episcopal minister, he was engaged in the drug business and expected to become a doctor. He was a rector and minister at various churches in the Philadelphia area. His greatest fame comes from his work with Isaac Leeser on the first American edition of the Hebrew Bible. VERY SCARCE. Only a handful of examples are held in libraries worldwide. NW1 / SMALL Box 4. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

$150.00

THE HOLY BIBLE CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS: Together with the Apocrypha: translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by the special command of King James I of England: with marginal notes and references, to which are added an index, an alphabetical table of all the names in the Old & New Testaments, with their significations, and tables of Scripture weights, measures, and coins.

By Bible. Carey, Philadelphia. 1811.

Published and Printed by Mathew Carey. Philadelphia: ., 1811. pp. (1080). Double column. Browned. Damp stained. Frontis intact. Has two plates (of 20?). LACKING all maps (of 10?). Genealogy likely excised. Thick 4to. 290 mm. Original full leather with raised bands and worn read leather label. Spine worn, rubbed with cracking and missing fragment from bottom. Front board detached. Hardbound. Fair. S&S/AI 22355. NW35. Hardcover.

$100.00

THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS: Translated Out Of The Original Tongues, And With The Former Translations Diligently Compared And Revised.

By Bible. Boston. 1817

Printed by W. Greenough for Lincoln and Edmands, Boston: ., 1817. No Pagination: A-Kk in 12's. Double column. Slight insect damage to first 4 leaves. Age stain. Early manuscript ownership of John Longnecker, and another for him dated 1828 in a typographic frame on the verso of the title page. His manuscript initials in blue ink on foredge. 12mo. 175 mm. Original full leather binding. Hardbound. Good. S&S/AI 40195; Hills 334. IMP 4. Hardcover.

$100.00

THE HOLY BIBLE CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS: Together with the Apocrypha: translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by the special command of King James I of England: with marginal notes and references, to which are added an index, an alphabetical table of all the names in the Old & New Testaments, with their significations, and tables of Scripture weights, measures, and coins.

By Bible. Carey, Philadelphia. 1806-1807.

Published and Printed by Mathew Carey. Philadelphia: -1807., 1806. pp. (1080). Double column. Browned. Damp stained. Title page LACKING. LACKS 2 plates (of 30). LACKING maps. Some pages detached or excised. **Extensive genealogy from the Vannaman Family dates ranging from 1780-1919. Thick 4to. 290 mm. Original full leather with tooled spine. Spine worn, rubbed with cracking and missing fragment from top. Bottom board detached, front board fragile. Large mar along with other scuffs and scratches on front boards. Hardbound. Fair. S&S/AI 9967. NW35. Hardcover.

$150.00

THE HOLY BIBLE CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS: Together with the Apocrypha: translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by the special command of King James I of England: with marginal notes and references, to which are added an index, an alphabetical table of all the names in the Old & New Testaments, with their significations, and tables of Scripture weights, measures, and coins, &c. &c.

By Bible. Carey, Philadelphia. 1801-1802.

Printed and published by Mathew Carey, November 15, . Philadelphia: 1805., 1805. pp. (1080). Paginated. Double column. Browned. Damp stained. Title page good. Plates lacking (of 27?). Lacks Maps. **Early manuscript ownership of David Hilles. Extensive Genealogy information of the Hilles Family for dates ranging from 1780-1823 Thick 4to. 290 mm. Original full leather with tooled spine. Spine worn, rubbed with cracking and missing fragment at bottom. Front board detached, rear board fragile. Hardbound. Fair. S&S/AI 7988. NW35. Hardcover.

$100.00

HE KAINE DIATHEKE - NOVUM TESTAMENTUM, CUM VERSIONE LATINA ARIAE MONTANI. Editio Prima Americana. Cura Johannis Watts.

By Bible. New Testament. Greek & Latin. 1806. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION.

Impensis by S. F. Bradford, Philadelphia: ., 1806. 561 p. [i.e. 571] p. Various pagination. Double column. Text in Greek and Latin. Early manuscript ownership of Samuel Helffenstein (1775-1866). Also Peter Plug, 1816 and J.N. Wagner. Crude pencil drawings on rear fly leaves. Text beginning to brown but not brittle. 12mo. 185 mm. Original full leather binding, scuffed and worn. Original leather spine label. Loss at head of spine. Hardbound. Good. Helffenstein was Elected as minister of the Pennsylvania Bible Society in 1799, and served as a manager of the Bible Society from 1808-1854. The Society probably sponsored this Greek/Latin Edition. He was pastor of the First Reformed Church (St. Peter's German Reformed) in Philadelphia. His father - Rev. John Christian Albert Helfenstein was a minister of the German Reformed Congregation in Germantown. S&S/AI 9974. First American Edition of a Greek & Latin New Testament. SCARCE. Apparently not listed for sale on-line anywhere. PAIMP 10. 1st Edition. Hardcover.

$275.00

THE NEW TESTAMENT OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST. Including The Marginal Readings And Parallel Texts. Understanding Of The Sacred Writings By Adam Clarke. New Edition, Improved Complete In One Volume.

By Clarke, Adam.

Thomas Cowperthwait & Co., Philadelphia: ., 1845. pp. 455, 546 + Folding frontis map. Double column. Very browned. Large thick 8vo. 255 mm. Original full leather binding. Original leather spine label. Raised bands. Hardbound. Good. Adam Clarke (1760?-1832) was a British Methodist theologian and biblical scholar, was born near Tobermore in Northern Ireland. He is chiefly remembered for writing this commentary on the Bible which took him 40 years to complete and which was a primary Methodist theological resource for two centuries. PAIMP 20. Hardcover.

$75.00

THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS: Translated Out Of The Original Tongues, And With The Former Translations Diligently Compared And Revised.

By Bible. Philadelphia. 1828

Stereotyped by D.& G. Bruce, Philadelphia: ., 1828. 837 p. New Testament title page dated 1821 New York stereotyped by D. & G. Bruce. Double column. Browned. Small loss of a few letters on pages 33 & 34. 12mo. Early pencil manuscript ownership of Richard Ely, 1840. Genealogical inscription of Mary Ann Ely born 1835 and Ellen Ely born March 20, 1854. 12mo. 185 mm. Virtually disbound. Fair. S&S/AI 32309. PAIMP 10.

$75.00

THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS: Translated Out Of The Original Tongues; And With The Former Translations Diligently Compared And Revised.

By Bible.

Stereotyped by D. & G. Bruce, Philadelphia: / 1821., 1828. 837 p. New Testament title page dated 1821 New York stereotyped by D. & G. Bruce. Double column. Foxed. Small loss of text on pages: 179 & 180; 251 & 252; 377 & 378. Pages 553 & 554 torn without loss. Some damage to top corner margins. 12mo. 190 mm. Original full leather binding. Insect damage on spine. Hardbound. Text good. S&S/AI 32309. PAIMP 24. Hardcover.

$75.00

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