Lot 45: Biblia Hebraica (Hebrew Bible, 1705)
August 28, 2016
Adelaide, AustraliaLive Auction
[Bible] Biblia Hebraica [also in Hebrew], secundum ultimam editionem Jos. Athiae, a Johanne Leusden denuo recognitam, recensita atque ad Masoram, et correctiores Bombergi, Stephani, Plantini, aliorumque editiones ... ab Everardo van der Hooght.
Amsterdam, Boom (and others), 1705 [first thus]/ 1661. Octavo (220 x 140 mm), two volumes, [xxv], 333 and [i], 352,  leaves with the title page in the first volume printed in red and black, with a vignette illustration, and a pictorial title page in the second volume; there is an additional engraved title page in the first volume. Contemporary full vellum with a leather title label on each spine; vellum mottled (mainly) on the spines; trifling signs of use and age; an excellent set.
The 'Popular Edition' of the Athias-Leusden Hebrew Bible, originally published in 1661. The text is in Hebrew; the preliminaries and extensive marginal notes are in Latin. [2 items].