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(BIBLE THE LONDON POLYGLOT). Walton

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Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000
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(BIBLE THE LONDON POLYGLOT). Walton, Brian, (Ed). Old and New Testament and Apocrypha. Text in nine languages: Hebrew, Samaritan, Aramaic (Targum Onkelos), Greek, Latin, Syriac, Ethiopic, Arabic, and Persian (Farsi) Six volumes. Frontispiece engraving of Walton by Pierre Lombart Engraved title, maps and plates by Wenceslaus Hollar Title within architectural columns. Printed in a variety of exotic types. Vol. I (Pentateuch): pp. (22), 53, 38, (3), 102 [i.e. 106], (2), 865. * Vol. II (Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Samuel, Kings, Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther): pp. 889 (lacking pp.1-4); (1), 29, (1). * Vol. III (Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, Twelve Minor Prophets): pp. 447, (1), 389, (1), 227, (1), 149, (1). * Vol. IV: (Apocrypha) pp. 87 (lacking pp.1-4); (5), 128, 23, (1), 20, 159, (1); (Targum Jonathan ben Uziel and Targum Yerushalmi, and Persian - to Pentateuch) pp. 390. * Vol. V (New Testament): pp. 983, (1). * Vol. VI (Appendix - contains critical essays, tables, variant readings, annotations and indices): pp. (2), 72, 56, 98 (i.e. 68), 80, 196, 140, 24, 58, 36, 36, 96 (i.e. 74), (2) Stained, some wear, ex-library. Uniform contemporary vellum, variously worn. Lg. folio. Sold not subject to return Darlow and Moule 5130 and 1446; Vinograd, London 7; Berkowitz, In Remembrance of Creation 182; Laor, Maps of the Holy Land 339 London: Thomas Roycroft 1655-1657

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Auction house: Kestenbaum & Company
Title: Fine Judaica: Hebrew Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Graphic & Ceremonial Art
Date of the auction: 25 Jun 2009
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