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Lot 0260
A RICHLY ILLUSTRATED AND PONDEROUS EDITION OF THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT ACCORDING TO THE VULGATE, TRANSLATED INTO ITALIAN AND ANNOTATED BY MONSIGNOR ANTONIO MARTINI ARCHBISHOP OF FLORENCE

ONE COPY IN USA

Vecchio e Nuovo Testamento secondo la Volgata tradotto in lingua italiana e con annotazioni dichiarato da monsignore Antonio Martini arcivescovo di Firenze. Prato: per i frat. Giachetti, 1827-1832.

8vo (224x148 mm), editorial paper binding; 26 vols; pp. XXIX, [3], 419, [1], [2] plates, [1] folding plate; 520, [2] plates; 516, [2] plates, [1] folding plate; 374, [2], [3] plates; 426, [2], [2] plates; 420, [2] plates; 411, [1], [2] plates; 431, [1], [5] plates; 330 [i.e. 332], [2] plates; 308, [1] plate; 382, [2], [1] plate; 432, [1] plate; 535, [1], [3] plates; 431, [1], [1] plate; 564, [1] plate; 550, [2], [2] plates; 434, [2], [1] plate; 354, [2], [4] plates; 324, [9] plates; 322, [2], [1] plate; 453, [3], [4] plates; 562, [2], [4] plates; 536, [1] plate; 424, [1] plate; 340 [i.e. 430], [8] plates; 440, [7] plates.

A folding map and many engraved illustrations.
The 1st v. contains a folding plate with the dedication to Antonio Martini Pratese and a plate at the frontispiece with the portrait of Antonio Martini, drawn by Francesco Nenci.
The folding plate of the 3rd v. is a map of the Holy Land.

Parallel text in Latin and Italian with notes in Italian

Antonio Martini (b. at Prato in Tuscany, 20 April 1720; d. at Florence, 31 December 1809) was an Italian Biblical scholar and Archbishop of Florence. His translation of the Bible in Italian, formally approved by the papacy, was widely used in Italy for about two centuries.

References: IT\ICCU\TO0E\022390. OCLC, 440984441 and 232606715 (one copy in USA at the Villanova University, Falvey Memorial Library).

Condition

Traces of use to the bindings. A very good set in its first printer's binding.

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[Bible & Gospels] Martini, 1827-32, 26 vols

Estimate €400 - €500Jun 9, 2016