LOT 261
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[First Northern-Netherlands edition] Works of Flavius Josephus

Flavii Josephi. Des hoochberoemden Joodschen historischrijvers boeken, te weten vanden ouden Joodschen gheschiedenissen twintich ende een van zijn eyghen leven. (...) Daer by ghevoegt zijn Egesippi vijf boecken (...) Door Evererdum Bommelium. Leiden, Jan Paedts Jacobszoon en Jan Bouwenszoon (for) Laurens Jacobszoon, Amsterdam, 1594. [2 works in one volume].

Folio, vellum, blindstamped, title on spine in hw., title with large vignette in woodcut, (6),343 fol. = 686 pp. + register + 77 fol. = 154 pp. + register. This is the first scarce Northern-Netherlands edition (see Typografia Batava I. 2698 and 2699) of the complete works of Flavius Josephus in the literal translation by Evert Woutersz van Bommel to the German translation by Conrad Lauterbach [Strasbourg, Rihel, 1574]. Spine and corners damaged, light browning and waterstaining; else good copy. Rare.

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