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Bidding Information
Lot #    26888
Auction End Date    6/15/2010 11:07:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Liber Psalmorvm Davids
Title (Hebrew)    Tralitao Duplex, Vetus & Noua
Author    [Psalms] Sanctus Pagninus, Fransciscus Vatablus
City    Paris
Publisher    Oliva Rob. Stephani
Publication Date    1556
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   First edition. 558 pp., 12, 164:105 mm., nice margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary full leather over boards, ruled in gild, rear panel detached, rubbed. OCLC list 3 copies worldwide (Bibliotheek Universiteit van Amsterdam, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, Universiteit Maastricht) .
   Psalms in Latin with commentary by Santes Pagnini, Italian Hebraist and Bible scholar. He was one of the foremost Hebraists of his age and, at the request of Pope Leo X, taught in Rome for many years before settling in Lyons, where from 1524 until death he combated French heterodoxy. He wrote a number of major works on the Bible and Hebrew grammar which were widely consulted in the 16th century.
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Listing Classification
16th Century:    Checked
France:    Checked
Bible:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Latin, some Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica