Gilbert Genebrard: Psalmi Davidis – Lyon, 1600


Gilbert Genebrard: Psalmi Davidis – Lyon, 1600

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Genebrard, Gilbert. Psalmi Davidis, calendario Hebræo, Syro, Græco, Latino, argumentis, & commentariis genuinum eorum sensum, Hebraismosque locupletius, quam antea aperientibus. Editio postrema longe correctior.


Part I (of 2). 63 sheets, 415 pages

Titel and calendar in black and red. With engraved title vignette and full-page woodcut. Blind embossed pigskin binding d. Z. (slightly rubbed) with gold embossed (oxidized) coat of arms superlibros on both covers, R shields and intact iron clasps. Lyon, Horatius Cardon, 1600

Later printing of the important commentary on the Psalms, first published in Paris in 1577, by the Benedictine Gilbert Génébrard (1535-1597), one of the most important Hebraists of the French Renaissance. – The last quires with moisture stain, otherwise only slightly browned or brownstained. A well-preserved copy in the monastery binding of the Mauerbach Charterhouse near Vienna, with a corresponding ownership entry on the title and the monastery coat of arms with the capital “M” and the inscription “Maurbacensis Cartusiae” on the back cover. The monastery was devastated by the Turks in 1529 and only flourished again at the beginning of the 17th century.


16,5 x 10,5 cm