Auction 356 Old & Rare Books - (Post)incunabula

THEOPHYLACTUS. In quatuor Evangelia enarrationes, diligenter recognitae. J. Oecolampadio interpret. Basel, A. Cratandrus, 1527. (8), 221, (1) lvs. Ti. within a historiated frame depicting the four Evangelists, the Apostles and, above, God with his Son, w. num. dec. initials, first text-p. within an ornamental woodcut frame, some ornamental headpieces and printer's device on the verso of last leaf. - Bound with: ARNOBIUS. Vetusti pariter ac laudatissimi scriptoris commentarios, pios iuxta ac eruditos in omnes Psalmos, sermone latino, sed tum apud Afros vulgari, per Erasmum (…) proditos & emendatos. D. Erasmi (…) co[m]mentarium in psalmu[m] : quare fremuerunt gentes. Basel, J. Froben, 1522. (12), 265 (=275), (1) lvs. Fol. Cont. richly blind tooled pigskin over wooden brds., w. raised bands. (Clasps lacking, extremities a bit dam., some tiny wormholes (in binding and inside), lower margin a bit frayed at the beginning, a few underl./annot., some stains, slightly browned).

Ad 1: Latin translation by Joannes Oekolampad of the commentary on the Gospels by Theophylactus (ca. 1055-c. 1107), Greek archbishop of Ochrid, founded on those of the Church Father Chrysostom. The first edition was published in 1524. - VD16 B4603. Not in Adams, Machiels & Soltesz. Ad 2: First edition of the commentary on the Psalms by Arnobius edited and revised by Erasmus, also with his own commentaries following. - Adams B1402; Machiels A-970; VD16 E-2459.

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