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Image for Opera Theologica, Moralia, Historica, Philosophica, Mathematica & Rhetorica, quotquot bucusque haberi potuerunt omnia, in Vetus et Novum Testamentum, Salvberrimis in Moysis Pentatevchvm, Tobiam & Iobum, Libros Regum, Davidis Psalmos, Parabolas Salomonis & Cantica, Prophetas &c. explanationibus & Quæstionibus enodata: Moralibus doctrinis & expositionibus in quatuor Evangelistarum Evangelia illustrata: facundissimis in omnes Anni Dominicas & Festa Homiliis exornata: Svbtilissimis et Theologicis in Actvs Apsotolorum, Epistolas Pauli, Petri, Iacobi, Ioannis, Judæ & Apocalypsin Commentariis aucta: Historiis Anglorum, variorum Sanctorum vitis, vestis ac Martyrologio: Moralibus Physicisque Quæstionibus exculta: diversis ac plurimis variarum materiarum Libris & Tractatibus, scientiæ & pietati, Doctrinæ ac perfectioni utilißimis, locupletata.  Hâc postremâ editione diligenter recognita, sedulò correcta, & divisa in Tomos VIII.  Cùm Indice Rerum Verborumque copiosißimo.  [At head of title:]  Venerabilis Bedæ Presbyteri Anglo-Saxonis, Doctoris Ecclesiæ vere Illuminati]

Opera Theologica, Moralia, Historica, Philosophica, Mathematica & Rhetorica, quotquot bucusque haberi potuerunt omnia, in Vetus et Novum Testamentum, Salvberrimis in Moysis Pentatevchvm, Tobiam & Iobum, Libros Regum, Davidis Psalmos, Parabolas Salomonis & Cantica, Prophetas &c. explanationibus & Quæstionibus enodata: Moralibus doctrinis & expositionibus in quatuor Evangelistarum Evangelia illustrata: facundissimis in omnes Anni Dominicas & Festa Homiliis exornata: Svbtilissimis et Theologicis in Actvs Apsotolorum, Epistolas Pauli, Petri, Iacobi, Ioannis, Judæ & Apocalypsin Commentariis aucta: Historiis Anglorum, variorum Sanctorum vitis, vestis ac Martyrologio: Moralibus Physicisque Quæstionibus exculta: diversis ac plurimis variarum materiarum Libris & Tractatibus, scientiæ & pietati, Doctrinæ ac perfectioni utilißimis, locupletata. Hâc postremâ editione diligenter recognita, sedulò correcta, & divisa in Tomos VIII. Cùm Indice Rerum Verborumque copiosißimo. [At head of title:] Venerabilis Bedæ Presbyteri Anglo-Saxonis, Doctoris Ecclesiæ vere Illuminati]

By: BEDE, The Venerable.

Price: $2,700.00

Publisher: Coloniæ Agrippinæ [Cologne], Apud Ioannem Wilhelmvm Friessem juniorem. : Anno M.DC.LXXXVIII. [1688]

Inscription: “Signet Library” written on the front paste-down e

Item Number: 18003

Condition: Bound full panel stamped pigskin, raised bands divide spine into 6 compartments, neat hand-lettered titles in second from the top spine compartment, pigskin soiled some, lightly rubbed some, page edges colored a dark green-blue, contents quite clean with a minimum of foxing.<br><br>Folio, 8 vols. bound in 4. Collation: engraved title leaf, letterpress title page in black and red, *4-6, A-Y6, Z4, Aa6, Bb8; title leaf, A2-6, B-Y6, Z8; title & 1 unsigned leaf, A-X6, last leaf blank; 2 unsigned leaves (title & contents), A-Z6, Aa-Oo6, Pp8; title leaf, A2-6, B-Z6, Aa-Mm6, Nn4; title leaf, a-z6, aa-mm6, nn4; 2 unsigned leaves (title & contents), A-T6, V8; 2 unsigned leaves (title & contents), A-Z6, Aa-Qq6, R8, a-h6, i8, last leaf blank. In vol. I, A2 is mis-signed A4; In vol. III, F2 is mis-signed F3; In vol. VIII, d4 is mis-signed d3. The columns are also numbered, but with many printing mistakes in the numbering as well as some pages having one column and others two columns.<br><br>


The Venerable Bede’s Opera, 8 vols. in 4, Pigskin, Cologne, 1688Bede, the Venerable, Saint 673-735. Biblical scholar and ‘Father of English History.’ Best known for his Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum (Church History of the English People). “This..., a primary source for early English history, owes its value to Bede’s care in collecting information from those most likely to know, his meticulous listing of his authorities and the separation of historical fact from hearsay and tradition. Its interest is enhanced by the vividness of his descriptions.”--F. L. ... View more info

Historia Alexandri Magni. Cum Notis selectiss. variorum, Raderi, FreinshemiiLoccenii, Blancardi, Editio accuratissma. Accurante C. S. M.D. cum Privit. Sac. C. Mtis.

By: Curtius Rufus, Quintus.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Francofurti, Apud Wilh. Richard Stockium: 1668 (in Dutch style roman numerals) 1668

Item Number: 18019


Quintus Curtius Rufus, " biographer of Alexander the Great. Of his personal history nothing is known, nor can his date be fixed with certainty. Modern authorities regard him a a rhetorician who flourished during the reign of Claudius (A.D. 414). His work originally consisted of ten books, of which the first two are entirely lost, and the remaining eight are incomplete. Although the work is uncritical, and shows the author's ignorance of geography, chronology and military matters, it is written in a pictuesque style."--The Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition. (1910-1911) 7... View more info