BIBLIOTHECA SACRA ITERATAS CURAS.
Post Jacobi Le Long Et Christiani Friderici Boerneri Iteratas Curas Ordine Disposita, Emendata, Suppleta, Continuata.
- Halae: Joannis Jac. Gebaveri, 1778-1790.
- large thick 8vo
- publisher's marbled paper covered boards, paper spine labels written in calligraphy, all edges stained red
- vol 1: (2), (iii), iv-cxxxii, (3), 4-465, (1); vol 2: (iii), iv-xvi, (3), 4-352; vol 3: (iii), xx, (3), 4-754, (2); vol 4: 3-192 pages
Price: $500.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 138412
First edition of this scarce reference book regarding religious texts, which includes the index, for a total of four volumes. Light wear to extremities. Spine labels of volume 1 and volume 2, pt 4 worn with some loss. Contents in near fine condition with light scattered foxing throughout.
Le Long (1665-1721) was the librarian at the Oratory of St. Honor' in Paris. In his main work " Bibliotheca sacra " Le Long deals with the editions and translations of the Bible and its most important manuscripts, compiled an index of the dictionaries and exegetical works useful for Bible studies. From the reference library of Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts with their bookplate included.