Lot 30: La Sainte Bible in Latin and French 1748-50

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2017-05-30 10:03:19

Lot 30

Heading: (Bible in Latin & French) Title: La Sainte Bible en Latin et en François. Place Published: Paris. Publisher: Gabriel Martin, et al. Date Published: 1748-1750. Description: 14 volumes. 13 engraved folding maps; 4 folding tables; 24 engraved plates. (4to) period full mottled calf, spines gilt, red and brown labels, raised bands, all edges red. First Edition. With commentary by Augustin Calmet. A handsome edition in period binding; nicely illustrated with the full complement of maps and plates. Brunet describes this as the first and most beautiful edition. Brunet I 888; Darlow-Moule 3779. Condition: A few volumes with chips to spine leather, light wear; some light foxing; very good.

Estimate: $1000-1500

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