Oedipus Bible commentary Christianity Moses Prophets & Psalms 1745 vellum bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Oedipus Evangelicus Sacrarum Antiquitatum ex Mose, Prophetis, et Psalmis Aenigmata.
Published 1745, Amsterdam by Henry Vieroot.
928 pages. Text in Latin. Folding engraved plate showing ceremonial robes, perhaps of Jewish origin (?).
Appears to be a scarce extensive biblical commentary.
Old period full vellum binding, early hand lettered title label on spine. Historical Society call numbers hand written at spine base, small minor paper book plate, n other markings seen.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, vellum is dried and rubbed but still supple, joints slightly scuffed, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, light to moderate scattered age toning and spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 10" H x 7 3/4" W.