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Paris: Apud Maritnum Iuuenem, sub insigni D. Christophori, è regione gymnasii cameracensium, 1554. First edition of a Polyglot prayer book featuring selections from the Bible (Psalms, benedictions, canticles, etc.) printed by Martinum Iuuenem (Martin Le Jeune, d. approximately 1584), a sixteenth century Christian Hebrew printer located in Paris. This small format book was clearly published for students and for Biblical teaching. Engraved, hand-colored device on title page; initial letters. Text printed in four parallel columns, two per page, in Greek, Latin, Vulgate Latin, and Hebrew. Initials on k3 hand-colored. Light foxing and intermittent slight browning. Occasional small chip or tear. Minor dampstain to upper and lower corners of a few gatherings. Minor ink stain (likely an accident from the hand-coloring process) on 13, touching text. Small hole to lower margin of y1. Very light worming to last few gatherings. Later ink inscription on recto of preliminary blank and title page. Later ink inscriptions on versos of terminal blanks and inner rear wrapper. A very good copy of a fragile book. Contemporary limp vellum with spine lettered in manuscript and yapp edges. Small octavo. a-y8, z6. 336 pp. Item #16329

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Price: $2,500.00

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