1686 Scarce Latin French Book - David's Book of Psalms - Interpretation des PSEAUMES de DAVID.
Author: Nicolas Cocquelin.
Title : Interpretation des PSEAUMES de DAVID.et des Cantiques qui se disent tous les jours de la Semaine dans l'Office de l'Eglise. Avec un Abregez des Veritez & des Mysteres de la Religion Chrétienne. Par M. Cocquelin, Chancelier de l'Église et de l'Université de Paris.
Language: Text in Latin and French (2 columns for the Psalms).
Publisher: A Paris, Chez Frederic Leonard, 1686. First thus.
Size : 7.5 " X 5 ".
Pages: 536-54 pages.
Binding : Very good original full calf leather binding (hinges fine, overall worn and scuffed - as shown) under a removable protective mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright and tight, rare foxing and staining, name of a previous owner on the second blank, upper margin of title page cut - as shown).
Illustrations: Including a beautiful full-page frontispiece and 2 title vignettes.
The book: Scarce. Unknown by this publisher on WorldCat. Attractive French-Latin Edition of The Book of Psalms, commonly referred to simply as Psalms, the Psalter or "the Psalms", is the first book of the Ketuvim ("Writings"), the third section of the Hebrew Bible, and thus a book of the Christian Old Testament.
The author: Nicolas Cocquelin, born in Courberie around 1640 in Mayenne, died in January 1693, is a French theologian, chancellor of the Church and of the former University of Paris, doctor of Sorbonne, chancellor of the Church of Paris, former parish priest of Saint-Méry and royal censor.
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