1552 Rare Latin New
Testament Bible - Testamentum Novum - translated and edited by
Erasmus, printed in Antwerp
Size: 4.5" x 3.5" x 2.25"
Publisher: Erasmus - Johannes Gymnicus, Antwerp
VERY GOOD and WELL PRESERVED condition
In quite exceptional complete and well preserved
condition: A RARE 1552 ANTWERP PRINTED EDITION OF ERASMUS' LATIN
EDITION OF THE NEW TESTAMENT (translated directly by Erasmus from
the Greek using the 'textus receptus' - which was also used for the
later King James translation:
TESTAMENTUM NOVUM, EX DES. ERASMI ROTERDAMI VERSIONE... ANTWERPIÆ
APUD IOAN. GYMNICUM. [ JOHANNES GYMNICUS]. 4½" X 2½", TITLE + 395
NUMBERED LEAVES + 40 LEAF INDICES. COMPLETE. THE COLOPHON READS "¶
CURA & ÆRE IOAN GYMNAICI, IMPRIMEBAT Æ. D. AN. 1552...ANTVERPIAE''
Bound in full calf, the binding has been neatly and soundly respined,
the boards are rubbed a little. The first and last few leaves have
marginal losses and have been archivally repaired. The title is
grubby. The text has some old ink marginal inscriptions and some
small marginal losses in a few places; all is well bound in.
COMPLETE in all respects with various indices in the back.