Le Nouveau Testament De Nostre Seigneur Jesus-Christ; by [BIBLE].


Le Nouveau Testament De Nostre Seigneur Jesus-Christ; Avec l’approbation des Docteurs de la faculte de Theologie de Paris, & de Louuain. Enrichy de Figures. Troyes, Oudot, 1635.

Small 8vo (115 x 90 mm), pp. [xii], 971, [37], numerous part-page woodcut illustrations throughout the text, lightly browned throughout, in contemporary vellum covered with later marbled paper and cloth backing: a workaday and rather ugly solution, but sound, with early manuscript notes on the front endpaper and the ownership inscription of John Wasley on the rear endpaper.

A very scarce edition of the Louvain version of the Bible printed in Troyes by Nicolas Oudot, the younger of the two founder brothers of the dynasty of printers in Troyes. It is a small format printing, consequently a fairly chunky book, which is illustrated throughout with charming woodcut illustrations. The BN has a later edition published by Nicolas Oudot, Troyes 1678, which is also the Louvain version, edited by François Véron and revised by Antoine Girodon (Chambers 1453). While this copy has suffered rather rough and ready solutions to maintaining its integrity - no easy matter considering its considerable girth - it remains an appealing object, if not one in original condition. Internally, it is fairly clean and the woodcut illustrations are charming.

Not in OCLC, CCFr or KVK.

Keywords: Devotional Works
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