Lot 295 of 515:
Tostados Biblical Commentaries, 1596  

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Alphonsi Tostati Hispani, episcopi Abulensis Opera omnia, quotquot in Scripturae sacrae expositionem & alia, adhuc extare inuenta sunt...

Tostado, Alfonso, de Madrigal

Venetiis [Venice]

Apud Io. Baptistam & Io. Bernardum Sessam, fratres



15 volumes (of a larger set). General title page in first volume with elaborate historiated border; individual volume title pages printed in red and black, with large woodcut printer's devices featuring a cat with a mouse in its mouth. (folio) 36.5x25 cm (14½x9¾"), period blindstamped leather over wooden boards, fore-edge of text blocks embellished with decorations, titles, and volume numbers. 

Fifteen volumes from the massive set of Tostado's biblical commentaries. 

Included are:

  • Tome 1: Commentaria in Genesim.
  • Tome 3:Commentaria in Leviticum.
  • Tome 4: Commentaria in Primam Partem Numerorum [bound with] Commentaria in Secundam Partem Numerorum 
  • Tome 5: Commentaria in Deuteronomium.
  • Tome 6: Commentaria in Primam Partem Iosue [bound with] Commentaria in Iudices, et Ruth.
  • Tome 8: Commentaria in Lib. II Regnum [bound with] Commentaria in LIb. III Regnum.
  • Tome 9: Commentaria in Lib. IIII Regnum
  • Tome 10: Commentaria in Primam Partem Paralipomenon.
  • Tome 10: Commentaria in Secundam Partem Paralipomenon. (Title and adjacent leaves stained).
  • Tome 13: Commantaria in Tertiam Partem Mathaei [bound with] Commentaria in Quartam Partem Matthaei.
  • Tome 14: Commentaria in Quintam Partem Matthaei.
  • Tome 15: Commentaria in Sextam Partem Matthaei.
  • Tome 16: Commentaria in Septimam Partem Matthaei.
  • Tome 17: Defensiorum Trium Conclusionum.
  • Tome 18; Indicis rerum omnium praecipuarum, quae in commentariis, ac operibus omnibus Alphonsi Tostati episcopi Abulensis continentur, auctore Francisco Fontano...

The Tome numbers are the ones inked on the fore-edges. OCLC gives differing volume numbers.


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Bindings worn, some chipping and loss of leather, several covers detached; overall very good, sold as is.

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