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Hebraica Biblia latina planeqve nova / Sebast. Mvnsteri tralatione omneis omnium hactenus ubiuis gentium aeditiones euulgata, & quoad fieri potuit, hebraicae ueritati conformata: adiectis insuper e Rabinorum comentarijs ammontationibus...

Contributor(s): Mhunster, Sebastian, 1489-1522.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Basileae : Impendiis Michaelis Isingrinii & Henri Petri; ex officina Bebeliana, 1534-35Description: 2 v. (v. 1. [12], 365, [2] p.; v.2. [4], 366-795, [2] p.) ; 36 cm.Uniform titles: Bible. O.T. Hebrew. 1534. | Bible. O.T. Latin. 1534. Subject(s): Early printed books -- 16th centurySummary: 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.
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Special Collections Special Collections *Schaff Library
Rare Book Room
Rare Book BS 715 1534 (Browse shelf) Not for loan
Total holds: 0

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.

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.

Darlow & Moule, 5087.

LTS has: v. 2 only, bound in vellum over boards, brass clasps.

Former owner's signature: est Th. Grynai? also contains marginal notes in same hand.

Old classification 95

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