Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Evangelia Sancta, necnon Acta Apostolorum Syriace, cum Interpretatione Latina. Claudius Buchanan.
Evangelia Sancta, necnon Acta Apostolorum Syriace, cum Interpretatione Latina
Evangelia Sancta, necnon Acta Apostolorum Syriace, cum Interpretatione Latina

Evangelia Sancta, necnon Acta Apostolorum Syriace, cum Interpretatione Latina

Broxbourne: Impensis Societatis ob Biblia Sacra, tum apud Britannos tum apud Exteros evulganda, institutæ, 1815. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto (10 1/2 x 8"). [4], 519, [1]pp. Modern full cloth with gold lettering to spine.

Published shortly after the author's death, Claudius Buchanan's "Evangelia Sancta, necnon Acta Apostolorum Syriace, cum Interpretatione Latina" is a Latin translation of the New Testament from a very old manuscript written in Estrangelo Syriac.

The Syriac text is printed in two columns with Tremellius' Latin version (also in double columns) at the foot of the page (Darlow & Moule 8977).

Ex-library copy with stamp on both fly leaves. Contemporary previous owner's name and inscription dated 1836 on first fly leaf, and previous owner's name and inscription dated 1861 on the Syriac title page (not affecting lettering). Minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Text in Syriac and Latin. Binding in overall very good, interior in good+ to very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #42645

Price: $475.00

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