1678 Rare Latin French Book BIBLE- The BOOK of PROVERBS- Les Proverbes de SALOMON
Author : Louis-Isaac Lemaistre de Sacy.
Title : Les Proverbes de Salomon traduits en François. Avec une explication tirées des SS. Pères, & des Auteurs Ecclesiastiques.
Language : Text in Latin and French.
Publisher : À Paris, Chez Pierre Le Petit, 1678.
Size : 6.5 " X 4.5 "
Pages : 633 pages
Binding : Very good full calf leather binding (hinges fine, overall scuffed and worn - as shown) under a protective mylar cover .
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, light ink stamp of a previous owner on back of frontis, rare staining and foxing).
Illustrations : Including two beautiful frontis illustrations of Salomon and Trinity.
Estimate: (USD 150 - USD 200)
The book : Original 17th century French Latin edition of The Book of Proverbs (Hebrew: מִשְלֵי, Míshlê (Shlomoh), "Proverbs (of Solomon)") -- the second book of the third section (called Writings) of the Hebrew Bible and a book of the Christian Old Testament. When translated into Greek and Latin, the title took on different forms: in the Greek Septuagint (LXX) it became Παροιμίαι Paroimiai ("Proverbs"); in the Latin Vulgate the title was Proverbia, from which the English name is derived.
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1678 Rare Latin French Book BIBLE- The BOOK of PROVERBS- Les Proverbes de SALOMON Price List