Le Nouveau Testament, c’est a dire la nouvelle alliance de…

~ Le Nouveau Testament, c’est a dire la nouvelle alliance de Notre Seigneur Iesus Christ. The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Iesus Christ, Het Nieuwe Testament, ofte all Boeken des Nieuwen Verbonts onses Heeren Iesu Christi, volgens het Besluyt der Sinode van Dordrecht in de Iare 1618 en 1619. Amsterdam: widow of Steven Swart and Jacobus van der Deÿsterand Aert Dircksz, Ooszaen, 1684.

12mo (160 × 95 mm), pp. [iv] (engraved title and privilege), 601, [1]. Parallel French, Dutch and English text in 3 columns per page. Old inkstain affecting extreme lower margins of c. 50 pages, one preliminary blank sometime removed. Contemporary calf, panelled spine with 4 later red morocco labels lettered in gilt. Spine and joints expertly and sympathetically repaired. Warrington museum and library bookpate, dated 1875, earlier inscription to front free endpaper of John Robinson. A good copy.

An attractive polyglot New Testament. The French text is the Geneva version, the English text is the Authorized version, and the Dutch text is the States-General version. British and Foreign Bible Society Library. Historical catalogue of printed editions of the Bible, 1450 (Polyglot), 626 (English), 3329 (Dutch), 3768 (French).

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