Commentarium Literale in Biblia in Omnes AC Singolos Tum Veteris Cum novi testamenti 1730-1732
About the author: Augustin Calmet (* 26 February 1672 in Ménil-la-Horgne near Commercy in the Duchy of Lorraine; † 25 October 1757 in Senones) was a Roman Catholic theologian, scholar and abbot of the Benedictine Order.
Calmet's scientific and literary heritage is of great importance. His main work is undoubtedly his Bible commentary published in French in the years 1707 - 1716 in 23 thick large-format volumes under the title la Sainte Bible en latin et en françois, avec un commentaire littéral et critique.
The individual volumes are printed with approx. 43 copper plates (folded and unfolded).
VOLUME 1: 496 pages + 23 pages index + 70 pages preface.
VOLUME 2: 706 pages + 38 pages index + 20 pages preface
VOLUME 3: 745 pages + 32 pages index
VOLUME 4: 568 pages + 13 pages index
VOLUME 5: 658 pages + 20 pages index
VOLUME 6: 754 pages + 21 pages index
VOLUME 7: 406 pages + 24 pages index
VOLUME 8: 769 pages + 21 pages index
Augustino Calmet printed by Sebastianum Coleti Venice 1730/32 in a total of 8 volumes.
Titles: Genesis, Exodus, Jerimias, Baruch, Ecechiel, Daniel, Paralipomena, Estras, Tobias, Judith, Esther, Maccabi, Joshua, Leviticus, Numberi, etc. ... with numerous copperplate prints and illustrations of maps, some with Hebrew translations, bookplates, by Francisco di G. Amdroniko di Catania , in original leather with gilt printed spines.
The books are published in 8 volumes, each bound in leather. They are partly illustrated. The condition of the books can be seen in the photos. These are an essential part of the auction description.
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- Number of Books
- Author/ Illustrator
- Augustin Calmet
- Book Title
- Commentarium Literale in Biblia in Omnes ac Singolos
- Publication year oldest item
- Publication year youngest item
- Illustrated Edition
- Original language
- Sebastianum Coleti Venedig
- Binding/ Material
- Other - see description
- Number of pages
- 35×40 cm