Liber psalmorum Dauidis Regis, et prophetae. / Ex Arabico idiomate in Latinum translatus. A Gabriele Sionita ... & Victorio Scialac ... Recens in lucem editus munificentia ... Francisci Sauary de Breues ... ; opus tam sacrarum litterarum quàm linguae Arabicae studiosis vtilissimum.

Standardized Title:
Bible. O.T. Psalms. Arabic & Latin. 1614.
Other Title:
Liber psalmorum Davidis Regis et prophetae
Romae : Ex Typographia Sauariana : Excudebat Stephanus Paulinus, MDCXIV [1614].
[12], 474, [2] p. ; 24 cm. (4to)
Place of Publication:
Italy Rome.
Arabic version of Syriac Peshitta and Latin translation of this Arabic version in parallel columns.
BM notes 2 other versions of t.p. with minor variations in punctuation and in the order of the names.
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.
Signatures: pi⁶ [A]⁴ B-3M⁴ 3N⁴(3N2+"3N2".3).
Printed in double columns with marginalia within ruled borders.
Woodcuts: French royal arms on t.p., printer's device at colophon, initials and tail-pieces.
Errata on prelim. p. [9-11].
Local notes:
Leaf 2Z4 torn at outer margin.
Yarnall Library of Theology (Saint Clement's Church, Philadelphia, Pa.) copy; on permanent deposit at the University of Pennsylvania Library.
Penn Provenance:
Yarnall Library of Theology (Saint Clement's Church, Philadelphia, Pa.) (bookplate) (stamp)
Blyth, E. H. (autograph)
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
Darlow and Moule, 1641
BL Italian, 17th cent., p. 108
BM XVII, p. 659
Gabriel Sionita, 1577-1648.
Scialac, Vittorio, d. 1635.
Paolini, Stefano, printer.
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