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Sale 2488 Lot 12
ARISTEAS, pseud. The auncient History of the Septuagint . . . Concerning the First Translation of the Holy Bible, by the 72. Interpreters. English translation by John Done.  (of ), 219 [i. e., 207] pages; lacks initial blank. 8vo, 147x101 mm, contemporary limp vellum, lacking ties, book block loose in binding; contents toned with occasional dampstaining, opening leaves frayed along fore edge and detached, title soiled, early annotations on verso of last leaf, showing through on recto. London: N. Okes, 1633
Estimate $300 - 500
first edition in english of a Hellenistic Jewish account of the miraculous translation of the Hebrew Bible into Greek; first state of the title, with line 9 ending "unto E-." The work was first published in a Latin version in 1471 and in the original Greek in 1561. EJ III, 439; Hoffmann I, 245; STC 750.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $625