Greek New Testament 1546 (1546)

1546 Novum Testamentum ex Bibliotheca Regia

Published: Lutetiae [Paris]: ex officina Roberti Stephani

Date: 1546

this copy was printed in 1546 (first edition, vide colophon) but with title page of the 2nd edition 1546 trimmed and bound in, 24mo in red goatskin gilt with all gilt edges, marbled boards, probably a 17C rebind with recent sympathetic blank spine, text complete. Being the first Greek NT by Robert Estienne (Stephanus). Known as an 'O mirificam' edition from the start to the preface. This text was developed from the Complutensian and Erasmus editions with ms sources.

Provenance
ownership signature and ? masonic lodge name written to title page, indistinct

Bibliography
Darlow & Moule 4616 Gilmore (2000). A Dictionary of the English Bible and Its Origins

Condition
good

Binding
hardback

£1400

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