By: LE CLERC, Jean (1657-1736) & Henry HAMMOND (1605-1660).
Frankfurt:, Thomas Fritsch, 1714.: 1714
Seller ID: LV2110
VOL. I ONLY. Folio. [xii], 600 pp. Engraved title-page vignette of a winged horse, woodcut initials. Contemporary quarter red calf over marbled paper-backed boards; worn, spine ends torn. Very good. RARE. Second edition of the first volume of Clericus' commentary on the New Testament, constituting a translation into Latin and supplement of Hammond's own notes. "Le Clerc's commentary had a great influence in breaking up traditional prejudices and showing the necessity for a more scientific inquiry into the origin and meaning of the biblical books. It was on all sides hotly attacked" (E... View More...