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    Campegius Vitringa, the elder. De Synagoga Vetere Libri Tres. Quo Rectores & Ministri Synagogarum Conferuntur Cum Praepositis & Diaconis Ecclesiae Christianae. Franeker: Hans Gyselaar, 1696. Krown & Spellman retail: $850. First Edition. 4to. 2 vols. *-4*4 A-4G4 4H2; ¹2, *H3-4, 4H3-4, 4I-7I4 7K2. [30],608;[6], 609-1138,[38]p. Contemporary vellum, spines darkened, shelf labels, bookplates removed, stamps on t.p. of Samuel H. Turner, contents occ. foxed and lightly browned in places, some stains, minor worming. 2 (same) extra engraved t.p.s by Jan Goeree and Joseph Mulder, t.p.s in red and black, head- and tail-pieces, decorated initials. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

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    "Dutch Christian Hebraist; born at Leeuwarden May 16, 1669; died at Franeker March 31, 1722. He was educated at the universities of Franeker and Leyden, and became professor of Oriental languages at the former in 1681. His two chief works are his dissertation on the synagogue, "De Synagoga Vetere Libri Tres" ... which still has value; and his "Commentary on Isaiah" (Leeuwarden, 1714-20), which was frequently republished in the eighteenth century." [Jewish Ency.]   STCN 169604 .

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