1682 Scarce Latin French Book set - La Genese - Bible's Book of Genesis.
Author: Le Maistre de Sacy.
Title: La Genese traduite en françois - Avec l'explication du sens litteral & du sens spirituel. Tiree des SS. Peres et des auteurs ecclesiastiques.
Language: Text in Latin and French.
Publisher: A Paris, Lambert Roulland, 1682. Complete set of 2 volumes.
Size: 7.5" X 5".
Pages: Preface, 960 continuous pages through complete 2 volumes.
Binding: Very good original full calf leather binding (hinges fine, chip to the upper part of the volume of one's spine - as shown, overall slightly scuffed and worn - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges are marbled.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing - as shown, hand-written author's name and previous owner name crossed out on the title page of volume I - as shown, ink stain on the title page of volume II not affecting the text - as shown, handwritten notes of a previous owner on the first blank page at the end of volume I - as shown).
Estimate: (Scarce with no of few other copies of this 2-volume edition available for sale worldwide).
The book: A scarce 1682 book set of "La Genese," translated into French by Le Maistre de Sacy, with a detailed explanation of the literal and spiritual meanings, derived from the Saints' Fathers and ecclesiastical authors. This two-volume work, published by Lambert Roulland in Paris, offers a unique interpretation of the Bible's Book of Genesis, interweaving both Latin and French texts. It is a remarkable example of early biblical scholarship and translation.
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