He palaia diatheke kata tous Hebdomekonta. Vetus Testamentum Graecum ex versione Septuaginta interpretum. Juxta exemplar Vaticanum Romae editum
He palaia diatheke kata tous Hebdomekonta. Vetus Testamentum Graecum ex versione Septuaginta interpretum. Juxta exemplar Vaticanum Romae editum

He palaia diatheke kata tous Hebdomekonta. Vetus Testamentum Graecum ex versione Septuaginta interpretum. Juxta exemplar Vaticanum Romae editum.

Cambridge: John Field, 1665.

Second edition of the Septuagint printed in England; variant B, with misprint in Greek title and sun and cup transposed in motto on title. [2], 19, [1], 755 [i.e. 767], [1], 516, 273 pp. Text in Greek type in two columns. 12mo. Full morocco gilt to style by John Gardner, Borough Green, marbled edges and endpapers. One gathering sprung. Darlow & Moule 4702. Item #310448

A handsome copy of the second edition of the Septuagint printed in England (following the first of 1653), and the first edition to include the oft reprinted preface by John Pearson. John Field was printer to Cambridge University. "Possibly a reissue by Hayes, who was University Printer from 1669 to 1680" (Darlow & Moule).

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