Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1527, 1528. First printing. Hardcover. Original yapp stye binding with embossed blind tooling and ruling on covers, and gilt lettering with decorative gilt ruling on leather label of spine, four raised bands. Brass clamps and corner brackets. Marginalia.
1. Sedulius Scotus. Sedvlii Scoti Hyberniensis, In Omnes Epistolas Pavli Colectanevm (Collection of all letters of Paulus). Basel. Heinrich Petri. 1528. Folio. 14, 110 (1) leaves. Woodcut printer's devices on title page and verso of final leaf, with single rule frame and surrounded by text in Hebrew, Latin and Greek, with colophon beneath. Figurative woodcut initials. Includes index. Folio 77 omitted from pagination, catch phrases continuous.
2. Johannes Sichardt (Ed.); St. Jerome & Guillaume Budé (Translators). Philonis Ivdaei Alexandrini, Libri Antiqvitatvm. Qvaestionvm et Solvtionvm in Genesin. De Essaeis. De Nominibvs Hebraicis. De Mvndo (Book of Philo of Alexandria. Questions and Answers in Genesis. Essays. Biblical Names, The World). Basel. Adam Petri. Woodcut printer's device on title page and verso of final leaf, with single rule frame and surrounded by text in Hebrew, Latin and Greek, with colophon beneath. 1527. Folio, 4, 141 (1) leaves. Woodcut printer's devices on title page. Figurative woodcut initials. Five works attributed to Philo of Alexandria. Includes index.
Text in Latin. Binding with some wear, missing clasps at back cover. Some wear along edges, chips and light scuffing, moderate at top of back cover. Front joint cracked and starting on inside cover. Small dealer sticker at top foredge corner of inside front cover. Two pencil notes from variant handwritings. Narrow short paper strip mending front free endpaper extending to title page. Previous owner's name inked to title page twice: J. F. Vandevelde, dated 1783, likely the priest, professor, bibliophile and last librarian of the old University of Louvain. Inside back cover with light worming at bottom near gutter. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in very good condition. fair to vg. Item #47037