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(BIBLE IN GREEK.) He Kaine Diatheke. Novum testamentum Graecum. Edited by Johann Jakob Wetstein. Engraved plate of the Greek alphabet.  (of ), 966,  (of ); 920, ; , 27,  pages; Volume 1 lacks 2 preliminary leaves with Wetstein's dedicatory letters to Frederick, Prince of Wales, and his son, and final leaf with list of Gospel MSS. 3 parts in 2 volumes. Folio, 327x213 mm, later 19th-century 1/2 pigskin, spines darkened, joints and cover corners rubbed; contents clean apart from marginal toning. Amsterdam: Officina Dommeriana, 1751-52
first wetstein edition. Included as an appendix is the first edition of a Syriac version of the 2 Epistles on virginity attributed to St. Clement of Rome, together with a Latin translation. Darlow & Moule 4753.