Liber psalmorum Dauidis Regis, et prophetae. /

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Uniform title:Bible. O. T. Psalms. Arabic. 1614.
Imprint:Romae : Ex Typographia Sauariana ... Excudebat Stephanus Paulinus, 1614.
Description:[48], 474, [2] p. (last p. blank) ; 22 cm. (4to)
Subject:Bible. -- Psalms. -- Syriac. -- Peshitta -- Translations into Arabic.
Bible. -- Psalms. -- Arabic -- Translations into Latin.
Bible. -- Psalms.
Leather bindings.
Gold tooled bindings.
Gilt edges.
Gauffered edges.
Format: Print Book
Local Note:University of Chicago Library's copy is missing part of the title page; gift of the Chicago Theological Seminary.
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Varying Form of Title:Liber psalmorum Davidis Regis, et prophetae
Other uniform titles:Bible. O. T. Psalms. Latin. 1614.
Bible. O. T. Psalms. Syriac. Peshitta.
Other authors / contributors:Gabriel Sionita, 1577-1648
Scialac, Vittorio, -1635
Savary de Brèves, François, 1560-1628.
Curtiss, Samuel Ives, 1844-1904, associated name.
Chicago Theological Seminary, former owner, donor.
Provenance:Manuscript bibliographic note in one hand on the endpapers in Latin.
Bookplate on back endpapers: "Chicago Theological Seminary Hammond Library / Samuel Ives Curtiss Collection"
Armorial bookplate on back endpapers: "Samuel Ives Curtiss Library Old Testament Theology Number [blank] Chicago."
Binding: Red leather over boards with gold-tooled centerpieces; gilt and gauffered edges.
Notes:Arabic version of Syriac Peshitta and Latin translation of this Arabic version in parallel columns.
BLC lists 2 other versions of t.p.: one with comma after "prophetae" and no stop after "translatus"; the other with periods in these places, but listing Scialac before Sionita.
Produced under the patronage of François Savary de Brèves, former French ambassador to Constantinople, and printed with Arabic type that he designed.--Cf. Darlow and Moule.
Preliminaries: Imprimatur, p. [3] -- Dedication to Louis XIII, p. [5]-[8] -- Errata, p. [9]-[11]. The following not present in all copies? (Cf. Darlow and Moule): Indexes in Arabic and Latin, p. [13]-[32] -- Letters of David and Bathsheba in Latin and Arabic, p. [34]-[39] -- "Consilium Arabicae linguae studiosis..." -- "De vtilitate huius dictionarii prooemium", p. [40]-[45] -- Prayer in Latin and Arabic, p. [47]-[48].
Signatures: pi4 chi4 a-b4 ẽ4 ã4 [A]-Z4 Aa-Zz4 Aaa-Nnn4 (Nnn1−2 are double leaves).
Date in roman numerals. Initials. Head- and tail-pieces. Woodcut French royal arms on t.p. Different arms on colophon. Text set in borders. Bound back to front.
Darlow and Moule, 1641 (variant)
BL Italian, 17th cent., p. 108 (variant)
BLC (variant)

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