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Many of us have very old and cherished family Bibles, and if you are looking to expand your collection, look through the rare old Bibles section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. Many of the Bibles are in their original Greek or Latin, and many contain special and unique illustrations and bindings. Some of the Bibles only contain either the Old or New Testament, so be sure to read the listings carefully before making your purchase.

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The Holy Bible, Containing The Old And The New Testaments. Translated Out Of The Original...
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The Holy Bible, Containing The Old And The New Testaments. Translated Out Of The Original Tongues; And With The Former Translations Diligently Compared And Revised, By His Majesty's Special Command. Appointed To Be Read In Churches.

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Used - Very good
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Southampton, Hampshire
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Oxford University Press, 1865. Hardcover. Very good. VGC.Oxford University Press,1865(MDCCCLXV).Full leather.Large format hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,some nicks,dents and scratches on the cover and spine) in VGC.Nice and clean pages with some scratches on the outer edges,gilt edges on the outer edges of the pages,some ink marks and small foxing marks inside the front and back cover,small foxing/ink marks and creases on the edges of the pages.The book is in VGC for its age with light shelf wear.The book is divided in two sections: The books of the Old Testament and The books of the New Testament.Also contains two pages with George Mitchell and Rebecca Browne Stokes wedding registration(1868) plus their six kids birth registration dates from 1870 to 1887.Please note: This is oversized and very heavy book(approx 6 Kg plus).
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The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the Original Tongues, and...
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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 His Majesty's Special Command

by Bible in English

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Used
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Hardcover
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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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London: G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode [circa 1890s]. (Hardcover) Very good. Diamond 32mo. Volume bound in brown leather with raised bands on the spine, stamped in blind front and back, metal clasp, and metal Star of David (enameled in blue and green and with the letters "IHS" in the center in gold), inner dentelles in gilt. All edges gilt over red, coated brown endpapers. The covers are lightly rubbed, and there is an owner name on the front blank page. Although the book has been well used, it is not badly worn. (Bible, Bible in English).
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The Holy Byble, conteining the Olde Testament and the Newe. Authorised and appointed to be read...
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The Holy Byble, conteining the Olde Testament and the Newe. Authorised and appointed to be read in churches

by [Bibles - Bishop's Version]

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London: Christopher Barker, 1585. Good. 10 1/4 x 15 inches (text block only). Folio. Lacks leaves before leaf 8. Bible begins at leaf 8 - 536 (OT & Apocrypha) + 137 (NT). A4 + B (6 leaves) + [par.] (6 leaves) + 2[par.] (2 leaves) + A - Tttt (6 leaves) + Uuuu (8 leaves) (OT & Apocrypha) + A - Z (6 leaves) (NT). Small text loss to lower margin/corner of leaf 8, 288, 293, 391, 438 (OT) and 5, 80 (NT), closely cropped on foremargin with slight loss to some notes, more particularly at bottom. Psalter, gospels and epistles rather soiled and worn with closed marginal tears and old repairs. Occasional ink to the margins. Edges soiled. Also lacks 17, 18, 290 (OT), 75, 76 (NT), lower half of 291 (OT), lower one-third of 292, 297 (OT), 33, 106, 121 (NT). Increasing wear to margins towards the end of the New Testament, with 9 leaves following Y3 (title of Revelation) lacking, and a few leaves at the end loose. Separate title pages to Psalter and New Testament complete, outer half of Apocrypha title… Read More
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THE LIFE AND MORALS OF JESUS OF NAZARETH (1904 First Edition THOMAS JEFFERSON BIBLE Signed by...
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THE LIFE AND MORALS OF JESUS OF NAZARETH (1904 First Edition THOMAS JEFFERSON BIBLE Signed by Congressman)

by THOMAS JEFFERSON

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Used - Near Fine
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Hardcover
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Portland, Oregon
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WASHINGTON: Government Printing Office, 1904 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. THE LIFE AND MORALS OF JESUS OF NAZARETH Extracted textually from the Gospels in Greek, Latin, French, and English. THOMAS JEFFERSON, With an Introduction, Government Printing Office, WASHINGTON, 1904 Signed & dated (1904) to D. W. Bergstrom compliments of J. H. Davidson (a congressman of the U. S. House of Representatives) on the front free endpaper. D. W. Bergstrom was a renowned industrialist of the early 20th century. He produced fine-quality paper used in book publishing. He was previously partnered with his brother George O. Bergstrom before changing directions and buying his mill in 1904 (the same year he received the Bible). His brother's son George Edward Bergstrom was famous for his contribution to designing the Pentagon! This Jefferson Bible was purchased from a very old gentleman's estate in Oregon. The front & rear covers were cleanly detached… Read More
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Lisu Luke. (Bible of First edition in Lisu written language)
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Lisu Luke. (Bible of First edition in Lisu written language): Bible for the Lisu nationality who are a minority living in a southwestern mountain area in China

by G E Metcalf; British and Foreign Bible Society. Shanghai, China

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Used
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Paperback
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Beijing, China
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Very rare, first edition. Bible for the Lisu nationality who are a minority living in a southwestern mountain area in China. This book is of very interesting because Lisu has only oral language but not written language. This Lisu written language was invented and designed by the missionary writer of this book for the nationality by combining both oriental and western languages. However, this written language disappear after Chinese Communist Government got power in 1949 when they began to spread Chinese Characters in the area.
Title from verso t.p. Has also a Chinese title page as shown because it is published in Shanghai, China.
136 pages ; 20 cm. A little wear on covers, near fine in total.
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Sermones de sanctis et de commune sanctorum [Sermons for the Sanctorale and for the Common of...
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MEDIEVAL SERMON MANUSCRIPT IN A FIFTEENTH-CENTURY CHAINED BINDING, CHAIN INTACT, decorated manuscript on parchment, in Latin, Austria (Vienna?) or Southern Germany, c. 1275-1300. 182 x 127 mm. 190 folios, complete, written in a rapid Gothic hand with cursive influence in two columns of thirty-two to thirty-seven lines (justification, 141-143 x 96-100 mm.), parchment ruled in brown ink, quire signatures, guide notes for rubrication, red rubrics, capitals and names of cited authorities stroked in red, rhymed phrases underlined in red, red paraphs, two- to three-line plain red initials, two-line red initial with pen flourishing in red (f. 131v), occasional scribal corrections and marginalia. BINDING: Fifteenth-century blind-tooled and -stamped red calf with eight engraved and bossed cornerpieces, intact fore-edge clasp, and chain hasp with intact chain, with two manuscript fragments serving as front flyleaf and lower pastedown. Chained libraries were a late medieval solution to the problem of providing… Read More
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THE BIBLE OR THE HOLY SCRIPTURE, OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS
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THE BIBLE OR THE HOLY SCRIPTURE, OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS

by BIBLE

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  • Hardcover
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Used - Good
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Hardcover
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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NEW YORK: HERAUSGEGEBEN VON UMERIFANIFCHEN, 1863 RARE BOOK, NICE LOOKING BLACK COVER, DESIGN ON FRONT, GOLD PRINT SPINE, RIBS ALONG SPINE. LIGHT WEAR AROUND EDGES. PREVIOUS OWNER HAS FADED WRITING IN FRNT. NO OTHER MARKINGS THROUGHOUT. LIGHT FOXING FRONT AND BACK FEW PAGES. HEAVY BOOK, 3.58 POUNDS. INCLUDED ARE CARDS DATING BACK TO 1909, PLACE MARKERS AND HAIR TIED WITH RIBBON. aLL WERE IN THE BIBLE. ANTIQUE BOOKS DEN, WHERE INTERESTING BOOKS LIVE.
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Flores Omnium Pene Doctorum, Qui cum in theologia, tum in Philosophia hactenus claruerunt, per...
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Flores Omnium Pene Doctorum, Qui cum in theologia, tum in Philosophia hactenus claruerunt, per Thomam Hibernicum, olim summa cum diligentia collectiae ordine alphabetico in usum congesti; nunc vero maiori quam antehac religione et fide locupletissimi et castigatissimi

by THOMAS, of Ireland

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Used - Near Fine
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1567 Thomas of Ireland Flores Monk Irish Hibernicus Philosophy Bible Anthology

'Flores Doctorum' is a 13th-century work on philosophical theology by Thomas of Ireland.

'Flores' was an anthology of short maxims and excerpts from other writings from classical authors. It filled a role for clergymen who were seeking answers and advice on preaching and gave relevant answers for sermons. This rare 16th-century edition was published in Lyon by Rouille and is bound in original vellum binding.
Item number: #7493
Price: $750
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Flores Omnium Pene Doctorum, Qui cum in theologia, tum in Philosophia hactenus claruerunt, per Thomam Hibernicum, olim summa cum diligentia collectiae ordine alphabetico in usum congesti; nunc vero maiori quam antehac religione et fide locupletissimi et castigatissimi
Lyon, apud Guillaume Rouillé, 1567.
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THE NATIONAL COMPREHENSIVE FAMILY BIBLE THE HOLY BIBLE
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THE NATIONAL COMPREHENSIVE FAMILY BIBLE THE HOLY BIBLE

by John Eadie

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Used
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Hardcover
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Foligno (PG), Italy
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GILPIN & COMPANY . Bella edizione di fine ottocento di questa Bibbia familiare molto in voga in Inghilterra durante l'epoca Vittoriana. <BR><BR>Edizione curata dal Reverendo John Eadie.<BR><BR>Testo inglese con commento di Scott ed Henry contenente numerose note esplicative e critiche selezionate dai grandi autori.<BR><BR>Nella prima parte numerose pagine (mai compilate) con il registro della famiglia, matrimoni, nomi dei figli, morti, galleria dei ritratti di famiglia.<BR><BR>Frontespizio figurato coperto da velina e 25 planches coperte da velina incise da Laplante, Pisan su disegno di Gustave Dore e planches colorate.<BR><BR>Copertina in piena pelle con disegni a rilievo e decorazioni in oro. Borchie di metallo agli angoli e fermagli di chiusura. <BR><BR>In buone condizioni.<BR>Copertina in piena pelle a quattro nervi con titolo in oro al dorso in discrete condizioni generali con lievi usure ai margini e dorso.… Read More
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HOLY BIBLE - The Good Leader Bible
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HOLY BIBLE - The Good Leader Bible

by The Publishing Company

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Used - Very Good+
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Not Stated
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Hardcover
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Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
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John A. Dickson Publishing Company, Chicago, 1946. Authorized King James Version. Published as The Good Leader Bible. Beautiful pebbled leather wit gold inset titles. Easy to use references, complete indexes and charts, colourful illustrations, and other features which make this Bible more enjoyable to read and easier to understand. Ribbon marker attached. This book is like new. Gift condition. No writing in the book. All edges are gilded. Finger slots for easy turning of the pages. Illustrated with coloured plates and B & W pictures. Black leather with gilt lettering and design. There are 917 pages. The book is 12" X 9" and is 2.5" in thickness.
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Theologia naturalis; sive, Liber creaturarum specialiter de homine et de natura ejus in quantum...
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Theologia naturalis; sive, Liber creaturarum specialiter de homine et de natura ejus in quantum homo: et de his que sunt ei necessaria ad cognoscendum seipsum et Deum, et omne debitum ad quod homo tenetur et obligatur tam Deo quam proximo.

by De Sabunde, Raymundus (Raimundus Sabundus, Raymond of Sebonde or Ramon Sibiuda, Catalan scholar, c.1385-1436)

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Used - Fine
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Hardcover
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Strasbourg: Argentinae: Ex officina Martini Flach junioris, 1501. Half leather. Fine. Folio, printed in Strassburg by Martin Flach, 7 February 1501; 161 unnumbered leaves. BINDING: new Gothic hand-sewn oak binding by Arthur Green of Malvern; tawed quarter leather over quarter-sawn oak boards, quires hand-sewn on four double-cords creating four raised spine bands, board leather blind-tooled with period style rosettes and fleurs-de-lys within panel of diagonal blind triple fillets, hand-sewn Gothic double headbands of alternate hand-dyed indigo and undyed linen thread, hand-made brass hasps and clasps ornamented in period style; an exceptionally attractive recreation of a Gothic hand-sewn binding employing medieval techniques contemporaneous with the date the book was printed. COLLATION: [pi]6, a2-8, b-y6, z8, zeta6, antisigma8; leaf a1 excised and subsequent first few lines of a2[recto] redacted in black ink in the sixteenth century by the inquisitor for its heretical content (see below). TEXT: Double… Read More
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Notationes in totam Scripturam Sacram : quibus omnia fere loca difficilia breuissime explicantur...
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Notationes in totam Scripturam Sacram : quibus omnia fere loca difficilia breuissime explicantur tum variæ ex Hebræo, Chaldæo & Græco lectiones indicantur : opus omnibus Scripturæ studiosis vtilissimum

by DE SA, Manuel

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Used - Near Fine
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Hardcover
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1620 Portuguese Jesuit BIBLE Septuagint Commentary Manuel de Sa Latin Vellum

Manuel de Sa was a 16th-century Portuguese Jesuit preacher who is remembered primarily for two works – 'Elements of the Gospels' and 'Observations on the Holy Scriptures'. De Sa annotated the Bible and provided his own notes and commentary – a Latin edition of the Bible that proved to be popular throughout the 17th-century.

Item number: #14747
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DE SA, Manuel
Notationes in totam Scripturam Sacram : quibus omnia fere loca difficilia breuissime explicantur tum variæ ex Hebræo, Chaldæo & Græco lectiones indicantur : opus omnibus Scripturæ studiosis vtilissimum
Coloniæ : Apud Ioannem Kinchium ..., 1620.

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Collation: Complete with all pages
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Language: Latin
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Binding: Vellum; tight & secure
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Size: ~9.75in X 7.5in (24.5cm x 19cm)
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The HOLY BIBLE Containing the Old and New Testaments, According to the Authorised Version. With...
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The HOLY BIBLE Containing the Old and New Testaments, According to the Authorised Version. With Illustrations by Gustav Dore

by Dore, Gustav; Illustrator

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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Hardcover
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Bloomington, Indiana
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London and New York: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, 1885. Old Testament, Apocrypha and New Testament. have separate title pages, are paged separately, and plates are listed separately. Title pages printed in black and red. 3 volumes bound in 2 (968 pages ; pages 969-1116, 188, 346 pages, [238] leaves of plates). Vol. 1. Old Testament. Genesis to Lamentations -- Vol. 2. Old Testament. Ezekiel to Malachi. Apocrypha. New Testament. No date, circa 1885. Two volumes bound in contemporary embossed pebbled calf, backs with five raised bands and gilt lettering, marbled end papers with wide intricate gilt roll-tooled doublures, all edges gilt. Very Good, Vol.I with hinge open at t.p., front joint opening 2" at top edge, 1" tear p.965 at left margin, both volumes with wear at at joints, edges and corner with loss of leather at corners, small tears to calf at spine ends. Still, a solidly bound set with none of the heavy foxing this book is prone to,a quite clean and lovely set, the illustrations… Read More
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Novum Testamentum Graece.
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Novum Testamentum Graece.: Cum vulgata interpretatione Latina Graeci contextus lineis inferra...

by [ANON]

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Hardcover
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Richelieu, France
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Genevae:: Jacobi Stoer, 1627. Early reprint. The first edition of this Greek / Latin bible was in 1571. Original soft vellum covers, with some marking and staining to the covers. Handwritten title to the spine. There is no end paper, and the work begins with the title page. The pages are clean and tidy overall, with a little darkening and foxing and a few faded ink annotations. To the final page is an old - possibly contemporary - owner's name. Collation: g-gviii, a-rrrr3. Pagination: [16], 1-1366 pp. A nice copy. 175 x 105 mm (7 x 4¼ inches).
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THE  TALMUD.35 VOLUMES (COMPLETE)
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THE TALMUD.35 VOLUMES (COMPLETE)

by BABYLONIAN TALMUD- SONCINO PRESS - FIRST EDITION OF FIRST ENGLISH TALMUD TRANSLATION - RARE WITH ORIGINAL DUST-JACKETS

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  • very good
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Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Tel-Aviv, Israel
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London: The Soncino Press, 1935. 1st Edition . Original Cloth w. Dust Jackets. Very Good. 8vo- Big. 1935-1952. COMPLETE SET of 35 volumes, incl. Index Volume. Upper edges gilt. WITH THE ORIGINAL DUST JACKETS. Two of the volumes have the original dust jackets from other volumes (originally from other volume numbers) and have a small paper label added to fit them to their correct volume number (please see last photograph) On one volume the dust jacket has a small missing part at the spine side only. OTHERWISE A VERY GOOD , CLEAN AND FRESH COPY OF THIS FIRST EDITION OF THE FAMOUS ENGLISH SONCINO TALMUD. (very heavy item: 3 parcels of a total over 50 kg , additional shipping fees will apply for US postage+ $ 400, to Europe postage+ $ 180)
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