Oct 24, 2019 - Sale 2521

Sale 2521 - Lot 45

Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
CORDIER, BALTHASAR, S. J., editor. Catena sexaginta quinque Graecorum Patrum in S. Lucam. [24], 633, [91] pages, including engraved title by Cornelis Galle after Peter Paul Rubens, penultimate leaf with Plantin device, and final blank. Folio, 361x226 mm, 17th-century vellum boards, short vertical slit in vellum at top of spine; varying browning through most of volume with scattered minor stains, slight paper corrosion along upper fore edge of opening leaves, rust hole through a few letters on 2M6. Antwerp: Officina Plantiniana Balthasari Moreti, 1628

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first edition of a continuous commentary on the Gospel of Luke composed of excerpts translated from the writings of Greek Church Fathers, together with the Vulgate text and notes by the editor. Backer-Sommervogel II, 1438; Funck, page 236.