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Hebrew Lexicon Epitome Thesauri Linguae Sanctae

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2621B
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331
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$584$475

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Books & Manuscripts - 2621B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2012 11:00AM

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Hebrew Lexicon Epitome Thesauri Linguae Sanctae. Antwerp: Plantin, 1588.
Octavo, in a contemporary Oxford binding, dark calfskin with a triple blind rule frame on each board, and the distinctive cross hatching in the panels at head and tail, with the contemporary inscription and text notes of Thomas Gatacre (d. 1593), member of Parliament for Gatton; Gatacre died without much, but the disposition of his book collection is mentioned in his will.
Together with: Clavis Homerica, sive Lexicon Vocabulorum Omnium, quae in Iliade Homeri, nec non potissima Odyssaeae [sic] parte continentur, Rotterdam: Leers, 1662, later edition, octavo, edited by Antonius Roberti and George Perkins, with proverbs of the apostle Michael in Greek and Latin, (see ESTC for English imprints of this title), bound in contemporary parchment, clean, title printed in red and black; and Ubertino Carrara, Jesuit (b. 1642) Columbus Carmen Epicum, Rome: Bernabo, 1715, first edition, octavo, in contemporary speckled sheepskin, gold tooled spine, marbled pastedowns, contents somewhat spotted. In this work, Father Carrara has constructed a new Aeneid for his time, his subject: Columbus' discovery of the New World.
Estimate $300-500

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Thomas Gatacre, Antwerp, Oxford, Parliament for Gatton, Antonius Roberti, Rotterdam, George Perkins, Aeneid, Carmen Epicum, Columbus, Cattle, Hides

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