Description: Biblia. 1 Hebraica, 2 Samaritana, 3 Chaldaica, 4 Graeca, S. Syriaca, 6 Latina, 7 Arabica. Quibus textus originales totius scripturae sacrae... exhibentur. Edited by Guy-Michel Le Jay. Engraved text illustrations and maps, including 2 full page allegorical engravings at beginning of Volume 19 volumes in 11 Folio, 494 x 330 mm, early 19th-century 1/2 calf gilt, worn, some lettering pieces off. Bordeaux Dominican ownership inscriptions. Paris: Antoine Vitre, 1629-45 E8000-12000 "The Third Of The Great Polyglots: known as the Paris, or Le lay's, or A. Vitre's Polyglot... intended to be an improved and enlarged edition of the Antwerp Polyglot's Darlow &- Moule 1442 This edition contains the first printing of the Samaritan Pentateuch and Targum, and is the first of the major Polyglots to include the New Testament in Arabic. Generally quite clean internally, with only occasional minor marginal dampstaining, worming in upper corner of opening leaves in Volume 8 slightly affecting text, and repaired clean tear across Volume 9 title.
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