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Calmet's Commentaries on the scripture  

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Title:
Commentarius litteralis in omnes libros Veteris et Novi Testamenti
Author:
Calmet, Augustin and Giovanni Domenico Mansi
Place:
Venice
Publisher:
Typis Sebastiani Coleti
Date:
1767-1775
Description:

8 in 9. With five engraved plates (1 folding), and seven maps (5 folding). Lacking Libro Actuum Apostolorum affigatur, opposite p. 608 , Volume VII. (Folio) 37.6x23 cm (14¾x9"), later half vellum with marbled boards lettered on morocco spine labels in gilt, edges stained red. Third Edition.

Antoine Augustin Calmet was a French Benedictine monk, and one of the most distinguished members of the Congregation of St. Vanne.  He was greatly admired by the philosopher Voltaire, who visited the abbey on several occasions. This commentary on the old and new testaments was one of his major works. Institutional marks on title pages, edges, and rear pastedowns. 

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Condition:
Light wear, rubbing and stains; some endpapers coming unglued, hints of foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
301276
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