Oct 24, 2019 - Sale 2521

Sale 2521 - Lot 21

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(BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) Ainsworth, Henry. Annotations upon the Five Bookes of Moses, the Booke of the Psalmes, and the Song of Songs, or Canticles. [10], 172; 156; 184; 206, [2]; 168, [24]; [4], 189, [7], 59 pages. Occasional use of Hebrew type. 7 parts in one volume. Folio, 334x216 mm, contemporary calf, spine ends restored; handsome copy overall, generally quite clean internally. London: John Bellamy, 1627

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first collected edition of Ainsworth's commentaries, including the Bible text in his own translation from the original Hebrew. The leader of a separatist congregation in Amsterdam, Ainsworth (1569-1622) was one of the outstanding English Hebraists of his time. EJ II, 474-75; Herbert 385 note; STC 219.