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    Sale 2521 | Lot 28
    Estimate: $300 - $500
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      Sale 2521 Lot 28

      (BIBLE IN GREEK.) He Kaine Diatheke. Novum testamentum Graecum. Edited by Johann Jakob Wetstein. Engraved plate of the Greek alphabet. [4] (of [8]), 966, [2] (of [4]); 920, [4]; [10], 27, [1] 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

      Estimate $300 - 500

      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.