Histoire des Juifs, écrite par Flavius Joseph, Sous le titre de Antiquitez Judaïques, ... Histoire des Juifs, écrite par Flavius Joseph, Sous le titre de Antiquitez Judaïques, ... Histoire des Juifs, écrite par Flavius Joseph, Sous le titre de Antiquitez Judaïques, ... Histoire des Juifs, écrite par Flavius Joseph, Sous le titre de Antiquitez Judaïques, ...

Histoire des Juifs, écrite par Flavius Joseph, Sous le titre de Antiquitez Judaïques, traduite sur l'Original Grec reveu sur divers Manuscrits, par Monsieur Arnauld D'Andilly. Edition nouvelle, enrichie de quantite de figures en taille-douce.*

Josephus, Flavius; Arnauld d'Andilly (trans.)

Published by Chez la Veuve Schippers, & Henry Wettstein, Amsterdam, 1681
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Folio. (20), 464pp. (21) ,477-758pp. (24). Contemporary leather with embossed gilt decoration and title plate ["Histoire des Juifs "] Modern (19th century) marbled endpapers. Magnificently illustrated with over 200 in-text copper engravings throughout the book. Contains: - Histoire des Juifs (Jewish Antiquities) - La vie de Joseph. Ecrite par luy-meme (Autobiography) -Histoire de la guerre des Juifs (Jewish wars) Missing is "Contra Apionem". Specifics of this edition (quoted from Schreckenberg (see below), p. 25/6): -first published in 1667 (Paris: Pierre le Petit). Later Paris editions in 1668, 1670, 1676. -this is the first Amsterdam-edition. According to Brunet (see below), the earlier editions were illustrated with vignettes only. This is the first edition with copper plate engravings. Further Amsterdam-editions were published by different publishers: Mortier (1700), Schelte (1703) -Arnauld d'Andilly was the first person to translate Flavius Josephus from the Greek into French. He finished the translation at the age of 21. (His father, Joachim Gillet later published a different translation of Josephus) -Engravings of Biblical scenes and the Bar-Kochba-revolt. Text in French (translated from the Greek). Hinges starting. Browning throughout. Marginal stain to top edge, not affecting text or images, pages 466-591. Library mark to inside of front board: "Gift of Mrs. Selah Merill. 1914." Ex-libris stamp to half title pages. In good condition. *p. 464 is followed by the title page of the second, inbound book: Histoire de la Guerre desJuifs, contre les Romains, par Flavius Joseph, et sa Vie ecrite par luy-meme. Traduire du Grec par Monsieur Arnauld D'Andilly. Edition nouvelle, enrichie de quantite de figures en taille-douce. Sources: 1) On Josephus: The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.2001-05. The Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th edition (1911) Encyclopedia Judaica (1972) 2) On the different editions: Heinz Schreckenberg: Bibliographie zu Flavius Josephus (Leiden: Brill. 1968) Heinz Schreckenberg: Bibliographie zu Flavius Josephus. Supplementband mit Gesamtregister (Leiden: Brill. 1979) Louis H. Feldmann: Josepus. A Supplementary Bibliography. (Garland: New York/London. 1986) Jacques-Charles Brunet: Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres (Paris: Firmin-Didot Freres), vol. 3. p. 572. Bookseller Inventory # 14825

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Title: Histoire des Juifs, écrite par Flavius ...

Publisher: Chez la Veuve Schippers, & Henry Wettstein, Amsterdam

Publication Date: 1681

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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