1785 · Paris
[T]he most extensive collection of Old Latin versions, which exist only in fragments, compiled from manuscripts and the writings of the Fathers (Darlow & Moule). Continued after Sabbathiers death under the care of Vincent de La Rue.
In series: Collection des auteurs classiques, françois et latins.
Binding: Full crushed red morocco, gilt spine and boards; gilt rule on board edges; gilt rolls on turn-ins; marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Binding signed Petit Succs. de Simier.
Provenance: Bookplates of Casimir L. Stralem, Clarence E. Clark, and Brian Douglas Stilwell.
WorldCat locates only six U.S. libraries reporting ownership of all eight volumes (NYPL, Cornell, Seaton Hall, Holy Cross College, New York Historical Society, UC-Berkeley Law) and two libraries reporting ownership of incomplete sets (Harvard Divinity [vols. 1, 2 only], University of Dayton [vol. 3 only]). .
Darlow & Moule, III, 6263; Jammes, Les Didot, 25. Bound as above. Fine. (Inventory #: 40318)