, id est Vestitus sacerdotum Hebraeorum : sive Commentarius amplissimus in Exodi cap. XXVIII, ac XXIX, & Levit. cap. XVI. Aliaque loca S. Scripturae quam plurima. Liber Primus (Vol. I); Liber Secundus (Vol. II). 2-vol. set bound in one (Complete)
Amstelodami (Amsterdam): Apud Joannem Wolters, 1701. Editio ultima, priori auctior & emendatior (Last edition). Hardcover. poor to vg. Large octavo (8 1/4 x 6 1/2"). , 1-, pp (Index of Vol. I); , 345-752, pp (Index of Vol. II). Original full calf. First volume with engraved frontispiece. Both title pages in red and black lettering, with vignette. Decorative initials. Originally published in 1680, Johannes Braun's "Vestitus sacerdotum Hebraeorum" is a standard work on Hebrew garments; how they were produced, and their ritual use. The text is accompanied with 23 striking engravings (1 in-text and 22 full-page, including frontispiece) by Bastiaan Stoopendaal, a celebrated Dutch engraver and mapmaker.Front board detached but present. Spine missing. Book bloc split in three. Previous owner's Ex-Libris on inside of front cover (I. G. Schuparti), and name in ink on front free endpaper (David Bueno de Mesquita). Third leaf of the Note to the Reader disbound, but present. Sporadic minor to moderate foxing / age-toning. From page 523 on, light water-staining along upper fore-edge of pages. Text in Latin. Binding in overall poor, interior in good to very good condition.
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