3 volumes in 2. Bound in quarter cloth and paper-covered boards. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 588134
Title: Wulfilae Codices Ambrosiani Rescripti ...
Publisher: Augustae Taurinorum
Publication Date: 1936
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Book Description Casa editrice d'opere tecniche Dott. Ing. Gerardo Molfese, Augustae Taurinorum (Turin), 1936. Hardcover. Condition: g- to vg. First edition. Folio (14 3/4 x 12 1/4"). , 59, pp (Text Vol.); pp (Text), pp (Plates) (Vol. 2); pp (Text), pp (Plates) (Vol. 3). Contemporary half grey cloth over decorative olive morocco, with gold lettering to spine. Title vignettes. Each of the three title pages in red and black lettering.Edited by Jan de Vries (1890-1964), a Dutch scholar of Germanic linguistics and Germanic mythology, this 3-vol. set reproduces in facsimile the five manuscripts composing the Codex Ambrosianus (A, Taurinensis (part of A), B, C, and D), written c. 6th-11th century CE by different hands and in different alphabets. The text volume (Vol. 1) introduces the manuscript to the reader.The codices contain scattered passages from the Old Testament (Nehemiah) and the New Testament (including parts of the Gospels and the Epistles): - Codex Ambrosianus A contains parts of the Epistle, and a Gothic Calendar; - Codex Taurinensis (part of Codex Ambrosianus A) contains fragments of the Epistles to the Galatians and Colossians; - Codex Ambrosianus B contains parts of the Epistles; - Codex Ambrosianus C contains fragments of Matthew 25-27; - Codex Ambrosianus D contains fragments of Nehemiah 5-7.Some rubbing along edges of binding with a 1 3/4" closed tear at lower front joint. Ex-library copy, with sticker at upper margin of front cover and at tail of spine. Bookplate on inside of front cover, and notice pasted on inside of back cover. Pages slightly and evenly age-toned throughout. Text in Latin. Binding in overall good-, interior in good+ to very good condition. Seller Inventory # 43087