Cohn's Hexaglot Bible; Comprising the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments in the Original Tongues, Together With the Septuagint, the Syriac New Testament, the Latin Vulgate, the Authorised English and German and Improved French versions: Vol. I, The Pentateuch; Vol. II, Joshua-II Kings; Vol. III, Chronicles-Song of Solomon; Vol. IV, Isaiah-Malachai; Vol. V, Gospels; Vol. VI, Acts-Revelation. 6-Vol. set (Complete)
by Cohn, Henry; Abraham J. Lev (Edited and Revised by)
London: Abraham J. Lev, 1874. First edition. Hardcover. g- to vg. Folio (12 1/4 x 10"). , 631, pp; , 578, pp; , 671, pp; , 714pp; , 691, pp; , 913, pp. Modern black cloth, with gold lettering to spines. All paper edges gilt. From Vol. 3 on, title pages in red and black lettering.This first edition of the celebrated "Cohn's Hexaglot Bible" presents the Holy Scriptures in six languages, in parallel columns, in the following order: - For the Old Testament: Hebrew, Greek, Latin, English, German, and French. - For the New Testament: Greek, Syriac, Latin, English, German and French. The Hebrew text is that of Van der Hooght, corrected by comparison with the editions of Letteris, (Vienna, 1852), and of S. D. Luzzatto, (Trieste, 1858-61).Bindings partly rubbed and age-toned. A 9 1/2" closed tear along upper back joint of first volume. Previous owner's Ex-libris on each front free endpaper (Wm. R. Blumenthal). Book bloc starting in the first two volumes. Bindings in overall good- to good, interior in good+ to very good condition.
(Inventory #: 41196)
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