Harmonia Quatuor Evangelistarum,

(Bible. Four Gospels. Commentary.)

Harmonia Quatuor Evangelistarum,

theologis celeberrimis, D. Martino Chemnitio primum inchoata: D. Polycarpo Lysero post continuata: atque D. Joahanne Gerhardo tandem felicissime absoluta. Quae nunc perfecta... Tomus primus [-secundus.]

Description: 2 vols., engraved frontispiece and engraved additional title-page in vol. i, full-page engraving on verso of letterpress title-page in vol. i and verso of half-title in vol. ii, some browning and spotting, dustsoiling to early leaves, a couple of repairs to blank gutters of early leaves, pp. [xl], 1421, [121]; [xliv], 2279, [191], folio, early nineteenth-century black morocco over wooden boards, spines lettered in gilt, boards with central monogram gilt stamp of the Reverend Theodore Williams, somewhat rubbed and scratched, some old scrapes to fore-edges, edges gilt, good

Publication Details: Frankfurt: Sumtibus Zachariae Hertilii, 1652

Notes: Chemnitz's work with Leiser's continuation was first published in 1593, then with Gerhard's completion several times before this edition. Chapters 1-51 by Chemnitz was first published 1593 Chapters 52-140 by Leyser was first published 1603-1611 Chapters 141 to 218 by Gerhard was first published 1626-1627. Now first published in a carefully authorized by Gerhard's son in response to pirate editions. The substantial work provides the text of the Gospels in Greek and Latin amid the reams of commentary and exegesis, and is one of the most valuable of such attempts from the early modern period. Thi...more

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Subject: Theology

Published Date: 1652

Stock Number: 54388

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