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    [Bible: Hebrew, Later Prophets] [Hebrew Title] Navi'im Acharonim. Venice: Giovanni Calleoni, 1641. Krown & Spellman retail: $300. Square 8vo. [2]- [27]8,[28]4. Lacks all between title page and [2]2, replaced by text leaves from another edition; [15] bound out of sequence; lacks leaves [26] 4&5. Woodcut title page with three lion head printer's device, architectural surround with the tablets of the law at top and figures at side; head-pieces. Modern 1/2 blue morocco over cloth boards, spine gilt; title page laminated with losses at edges; dampstains, worming mostly marginal until at end (18+) leaves it causes some text losses, repairs of holes caused by worming and marginal supports; some tears not repaired [20]1 with two long tears; some old pen marks; last leaf has comer loss (with text loss). From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: Very rare separate section of the Old Testament in Hebrew. Despite its medicore condition, it is a very scarce example of this printer's work.(See Amram p375 for his relationship to the Vendramin-Bragadini press). Instituto Centrale Per Il Catalogo Unico, Biblia, 1737 finds Vol. 1 pt 3 (only), 1640 at the Biblioteca Anelica. Not found in Cowley, Zedner, Steinschneider, Vinograd, Le Long, BL 17th Italian, D & M, OCLC, RLIN, KVK.

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