Imprint from colophon Hebrew & Latin in parallel columns. Signatures: alpha6 beta 6 a-z6 A-Z6 Aa-Pp6; alpha4, AA-ZZ6 aa-zz6 aaa-zzz6 AAA6 BBB4 CCC6 First word of the title to vol. 1 and first two words of vol. 2 enclosed in a woodcut frame. The device on the last page in each volume is Palma Beb., a device of Bebel's press. LTS has: v. 2 only, bound in vellum over boards, brass clasps.
Darlow & Moule, 5087.
Earliest edition of the Hebrew Bible which contains a fresh Latin translation prepared by Sebastian Meunster (1489-1552). The Hebrew text is based mainly on the first Biblia Rabbinica. This Bible had significant influence on the Reformers in Switzerland and on the English translation known as the Great Bible.
Early printed books--16th century.
BS715 / 1534