1701 Rare Latin French Book Bible - ECCLESIASTES of King Solomon by Le Maistre de Sacy
Author : Maistre de Sacy.
Title : L'Ecclesiaste de Salomon traduit en francois, avec une explication tiree des SS. Peres & des auteurs ecclesiastiques. (Including also "Le Livre de la Sagesse").
Language : Text in Latin and French.
Publisher : À Paris, Chez Guillaume Desprez, 1701.
Size : 7.5 " X 5 ".
Pages : 599-(16) pages.
Binding : Good full calf leather binding (rear hinge cracked but still tight - as shown, overall slightly scuffed and worn) under a protective mylar cover .
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, some staining and foxing, note of a previous owner on first endpaper).
Illustrations : Including title vignette to each chapter.
Estimate : (USD 150 -USD 275)
The book : Original 1701 French Latin edition of Ecclesiastes -- one of 24 books of the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible), where it is classified as one of the Ketuvim (Writings). Originally written c. 450–200 BCE, it is also among the canonical Wisdom literature of the Old Testament in most denominations of Christianity. The title Ecclesiastes is a Latin transliteration of the Greek translation of the Hebrew Kohelet (also written as Koheleth or Qoheleth), the pseudonym used by the author of the book.
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