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559 Fioliophiles Santa Fe, NM Nov. '01 $40

The O.T. (Torah, Nebiim, Ketubim) Bible. Hebrew (with the commentary fo D. Kimchi on the Minor Prophets) 24 parts Paris: Robert Estienne, 1539-1544 4^0 Reference: Zedner, p. 77 Adams 1221. D. + M. 5089. Brunet I 856 E. Armstrongp. 120-1 Berkowitx 167+8. Copy: Lib. of Congress, Rosenwald Colt. #654

Former [inserted] books of Joshua, Judges, 1 +2nd Samuel, 1 + 2nd Kings. [end inserted] Prophets 1544. Samuel II 6. 7 p. 259, 560 lzlz. ii The Ark brought to Jerusalem. David plans to build a Temple 1540D. + M. #5089 The Old Testament ... Duodecim Prophetae cum comentariis R. David Kimhi ... a Francisco Vatable .... amendatis. R. Stephani: Paris, 1539, 40., 4^0, 166 ff. 233x168 mm. Between 1539 + 1544 R. Stephani published the whole Hebrew O.T. in separate parts, 4^0, and in 1544-6 another ed. in sparate parts, 16^0. Stephani's Hebrew text was based on that of Jacob ben (c. 1470-c.1538) Chayim y. of Tunis (see #5085 - the 1st ed. to present the Massora, D. Bomberg: Venice 1524, 5. f^0. 4 vol.) Fred Schreiber #82 - Biblia Hebraica: Paris 1544-6. R. Estienne's 1st project upon being appointed Royal Printer in Hebrew was the production of a Hebrew O.T. in 4^0 (1539-44) with a large text type cut by Jehan "dit le Picard" Aruoul; while the 4^0 ed. (which was produced for use in the lecture room) was still coming out Estienne began printing the more handy 16^0 pocked ed. in a smaller Hebrew type. (Mortimer I #73, Armstrong 51, 120-21.) Robert Estienne (1503-1559). Paris: 1526-1550. Geneva: 1551-1559.

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The Renaissance interest in the classical languages led to the establishment of "tri-lingual" colleges, where the study fo Hebrew was on a par with that of Latin + Greek. The humanist printers attempted to supply the needs of universities throughout Europe. The presses of Frober at Basel + Estienne at Paris stand out in the history of Christian Hebrew typography. In 1539 R. Estienne began to print in installments the books of the Hebrew Bible, to comprise the 1st complete ed. of the Hebrew text published in France. The 1st books issued, the Minor Prophets, include Rabbi David Kimhi's (Kimchi) (Of Narbonne, Provence 1160?-1235?) commentary. Francois Vatable professor of Hebrew at the Univ. of Paris, edited the text. Berkowitz #167+8 R. Estienne 1539-44 24 parts in 4 vol.; 228, 294, 304, 260 leaves respectively. 24x15.8 cm. Each part has a separate title page in Hebrew + Latin with Estienne's olive tree device. Text in large square type; notes in a more cursive Rashi type; text quotations in the notes in a small square type. The large type was cut by Jean Arnoul, called Le Picard* The text is related to Bomberg's 2nd Rabbinic Bible but departs fewquently from it. * and the other 2 fonts might be attributed to the same hand.

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#560 Foliophiles Santa Fe, N.M. Nov '01 $30.00

The Sermons of M. John Calvin Upon the 5th Booke of Moses called Deuteronomie. Translated out of French by A. Golding (1536-1605) See #558 London: Henry Middleton for George Bishop, 1583 f^0 Ref: S.T.C. 4442 Copy: HEHL

p. 91 Upon Deuteronomic Cap. 3 (3:14 to 3:22) H4 p 92 The 16. Sermon of John Calvin

After Calvin's death in 1564 collections appeared of his sermons on Deuteronomy, Job + I Samuel which had been taken down by hearers who found in them matter almost as useful as his commentaries.

HEHL 20253 my leaf H4 (of 6) On Wednesday the viij of May 1555. The xvj Sermon which is the second upon the third Chapter - begins P. 90 ends p. 97 book begins o p. 1 (A1) with Wed. the 20 of March 1555 ends on p. 1247 with Wed the 15 of July 1556 chapt. 34 at the end - "gathered by Dyonis Raguenier, borne in Bar standing upon the river Seine." - Total of 200 Sermons.

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- As Calvin's ideas gained influence throughout Europe especially in the late 1540's + early 1550's, many religious refugees from France, England + Italy began to arrive in Geneva. Not only would the city offer them asylum from their enemies, it would allow them to absorb Calvin;s ideas + methods at firsthand. Every refugee was a potential Protestant missionary to his country of origin. -In 1587 Arthur Golding set out to develop a new English technical vocabulary capable of meeting the growing needs of the arts + sciences which drew on Anglo-Saxon rather than classical roots. In every case, the classical alternative would pass into general use despite Golding's vigorous regard action. His mere words failed to catch on within the increasingly classically minded community.

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Italian MSS. ca. 1650. f^0 Written by Theodorus Amydenius, a lawyer (Advocate) in the Roman Curia. p. 231-2.

In this book the author sets forth "the lives + praises of the most high Popes + of their Eminences, the Cardinals* living at that time": rather a loose description, inasmuch as the dates of their deaths range from 1600 to 1653.

8 1/2 x 12 1/2." 20 lines, single column, folio, catchwords. Written in Latin by one hand on smoot laid paper in dark brown ink. Italian cursive script. (Amydenus) Thoedor von Meyden Theodorus Amydenius (1586-1656). Theodor Ameyden Thodorus Amidenus Theodoro Disk Ameyden

- a Netherlander, born Herzogenbusch; with Cardinal Audrea Austriaco he went as a "page" to Italy. When the Cardinal died (1600) Amydenus came back again to Holland + Germany. Thereupon he again travelled to Rome, enrolled in the German Seminary + became an advocate in the Roman Curia. In the year 1628 he wrote a treatise "de pietate Romana Audrea"

Andreas von Austria (1558-1600) son of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria. Created a Cardinal by Pope Gregory XIII (1572-1585) on Nov. 19, 1576. (Tuschi, Tuschus) * Domenico Tosco (or Toschi) bishop of Tivoli. Created a Cardinal by Clement VIII (1592-1605) Died March 26, 1620

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