BIBLE, Old Testament, Greek. palaia Diauhkh kata toys Ebdomhkonta... Vetus Testamentum iuxta Sepuaginta ex auctoritate Sixti V. Pont. Max. editum. Rome: Franciscus Zanetti, 1586 .
2° (350 x 237mm). Engraved vignette with papal arms on title. (Some leaves with marginal wormholes or minor tears very neatly repaired.) Brown morocco, covers blocked in gilt and blind with small gilt cornerpieces, spine gilt in compartments (scuffed), by J. Clarke, g.e. Provenance: Huth copy (morocco booklabel).
Prepared under the auspices of Sixtus V, this Old Testament is known as the Sixtine or Roman edition of the Septuagint, with the date and a few letters altered in manuscript. Darlow & Moule 4647; Adams B1247.