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(BIBLE IN ARABIC AND LATIN.) Evangelium Sanctum Domini Nostri Jesu Christi. Arabic text of the Gospels with interlinear Latin translation. 150 text woodcuts after Antonio Tempesta. , 462,  pages, including half-title. Folio, 334x224 mm, early 19th-century 1/2 vellum with leather lettering piece, joints cracked, binding still sound, ink shelf number on spine; occasional severe browning, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary stamp on title and at beginning and end of text. (Florence, 1774)...
The illustrations were originally used in the 1590 first edition of the Gospels in Arabic. Darlow & Moule 1643 note.