1694 · Amstelaedami (Amsterdam)
by Glassio, Salomone (Salomon Glass)
Amstelaedami (Amsterdam): Apud Joannem Wolters, 1694. Later edition. Hardcover. poor to g. Quarto (10 x 8"). , 1001, pp. Contemporary blind-stamped full calf, with gold lettering to spine. Raised bands. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author (unsigned). Title page in red and black lettering. Title vignette. Decorative initials and tailpieces. Originally published in 1623, Salomon Glass' magnum opus "Philologia sacra" marks the transition from the earlier views on questions of biblical criticism to those of the school of Spener. Binding darkened, and rubbed along edges. Both covers detached but present. Front free endpaper missing. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Salomon Glass detached, but present. Contemporary previous owner's name on title, and initials at verso of title page. Moderate to heavy foxing and age-toning throughout. Clear water-staining along fore-edge of very first leaves, and at lower margin of pp. 337-352. Text in Latin, with some Hebrew and Greek. Binding in overall poor, interior in fair to good condition. Salomon Glass (1593-1656) was a German theologian, Hebraist, and biblical critic.
(Inventory #: 43223)