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Biblia latino-germanica.

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Biblia sacra vulgatae editionis iussu Sixti V. Pontif. Max. recognita. Una cum nova versione Germanica. 3rd ed. 4 vols. Constance, Bez 1770. fol. With 1 folded. Engraved map and 65 copper plates. Old hardcover d. (Heavily rubbed and chipped). Bibelslg. Württ. LB, D 1601 (without illustrations). Darlow-M. 4245 note - Third and last edition of the splendid copper Bible first published in 1751. With German-Latin parallel text, the German translation was done by the Benedictine Germanus Cartier from Ettenheim. The num. The numbered copper plates in imaginative baroque frames are taken from Scheuchzer's "Physica sacra". - Some spotting, vol. 3 somewhat worm-eaten at the beginning, bibl. mark on front cover.