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La Sainte Bible, traduite par la première fois en langue Basque, Dialecte du Labourd, par le Capitaine Duvoisin, éditée par le Prinee Louis-Lucien Bonaparte, impl. 8vo. 1365 pp. double columns, in parts, £9. 9s; or half morocco, £10. 10s 1859-65

This important work is now entirely out of print.

16002 BIBLIA edo Testamentu: the Bible in the Guipuscoan dialect of Basque, by Uriarte, L. L. Bonaparte and Azpiazu, 8vo. 27s 1859 Only Genesis, Exodus, and Leviticus are printed.

16003 JESUS-CHRISTO gure jaunaren Testament Berria, New Testament in Basque, 8vo. a few letters deficient on pp. 327-38, calf, 5s

Bayonan, 1828

16004 EVANGELIO segun S. Lucas, en Vascuence, 12mo. calf, George Borrow's copy, 15s Madrid, 1838 16005 JESUCRISTOREN Evangelio sandua Juanec Dacarran Guisara (en basque haut-navarrais méridional), 4to. 28s 1868 16006 SALMO (el) quincuagésimo, traducido al vascuence del valle de Salazar de la version castellana de Don Felipe Scio, por Don Pedro José Samper abad de Jaurrieta, 4to. 2s



el mismo, traducido al vascuence aezcoano, salacenco y roncalés, por Don Martin Elizondo de Aribe, Don Pedro Jose Samper abad de Jaurrieta, y Don Mariano Mendigacha de Vidángoz, 4to. 8 pp. 5s 6d

1869 16008 JONAS, Profecia en vascuence navarro del valle de Baztan, por Echenique, 16mo. 4s 6d

1862 16009 PROPHÉTIE de Jonas, en Basque de la vallée de Cize. Basse Navarre, par Casenave, 16mo. 4s 6d


1862 la même, traduite en basque labourdin par le cap. Duvoisin, 16mo. 16 pp. 5s 1863 16011 CANTICUM Canticorum Salomonis, 3 Vasconicæ linguæ dialectis in Hispania vigentibus versum, a J. A. de Uriarte et Bonaparte, 4to. printed in black, red, and green, 15s L. L. Bonaparte, 1858 le même, en Basque Labourdin, par Duvoisin, 16mo. ib. 1859

16012 16013



4s 6d
le même, traduit en basque biscayen central, tel qu'il est
parlé aux environs de Bilbao, et accompagné d'une traduction
en basque biscayen littéraire de Marquina; par le P. J. A. de
Uriarte; suivi d'un petit dictionnaire comparatif des dialectes
basques et de notes explicatives, par le Prince L. L. Bonaparte,
In-16mo. 36 pp. 7s 6d

The Dictionary has never appeared.


le même, traduit en basque guipuscoan par le Prince Louis-Lucien Bonaparte, In-16, 20 pp. 4s 6d

1862 16015 CANTICUM trium puerorum in 7 dialectos Vasconicas versum, 4to. 4s 6d L. L. Bonaparte, 1858 idem, in 11 dialectis Vasconicis, à L. L. Bonaparte, 4to. new phonetic types, 6s id. 1858 ejusdem editio altera, 4to. new phonetic types, 7s 6d id. 1858




le même, dans les dialectes basques d'Aezcoa, de Salazar et de Roncal, par L. Bonaparte, 4to. 4 pp. 5s id. 1868

le même, 2me edition revue et corrigée, 4to. 3s id. 1869


16020 CANTIQUE, dans les trois sous dialectes du basque haut-navarrais


méridional, par L. L. Bonaparte, 4to. 4 pp. 3s 6d 16021 RUTH, le Livre de, traduit en Basque Labourdin, par Duvoisin, 32mo. 4s 6d L. L. Bonaparte, 1860 16022 PRODROMUS Evangelii Matthæi octupli, seu Oratio dominica hispanice, gallice et omnibus Vasconicis dialectis reddita, 4to. 1s 6d 16023 APOCALIPSIS de San Juan, Vascuence Vizcaino, por Uriarte, 16mo. only 51 copies printed, 27s id. 1857 le même, en Basque Souletin, par Inchauspe, 16mo. 278 id. 1858


id. 1857


traducido al Vascuence, dialecto Uriarte, 16mo. only 50 copies printed, 27s

Guipuzcoano, por

id. 1858

id. 1878

16026 PARABOLA del Sembrador, enlos ocho dialectos del Vascuence, y en cuatro subdialectos, 12mo. 38

Bohemian :

16027 BIBLIJ CZESKA, stout folio, black letter, coloured woodcuts, a few letters in bi defective, otherwise a fine copy in vellum, with clasps, FIRST EDITION FOR THE USE OF THE HUSSITES, EXTREMELY RARE, £40. Venetiis in edibus Petri Lichtenstein, 1506

Of this excessively rare edition only three or four other copies are known. Like most early Bibles, the present copy has several leaves mended, but is evidently otherwise perfect, and probably stands alone in this respect.

Lichtenstein's Bohemian Bible is even scarcer than the Illyrian Preces and the Breviarum Croaticum twice printed by Andreas Asulanus in the same city. Consult Ungar, and the various notices by the bibliographers Le Long, Goetze, Clement, Videkind, Kleich, and Elsner, who all speak unequivocally of its rarity and value.

Ungar has remarked as curious that this edition was not suppressed or censured by the Church on its appearance, in spite of an objectionable woodcut which might have betrayed its heretical origin. This is the engraving to the sixth chapter of the Apocalypse, in which the Pope appears lying in hell. 16028 NOWY ZAKON (New Testament in Bohemian), 12mo. woodcut title, LARGE PAPER, very fine copy in red morocco extra, gilt edges, £2. s. l. (Kraliç), 1596

A beautiful little volume, printed in a small Gothic character. It is the first separate edition of the New Testament which had already appeared in the Bohemian Bible printed at the Castle of Kralic, in Moravia, 1579-93. 16028* BIBLJ SWATA, 2 vols. in 1, stout 8vo. calf, 78



16029 TESTAMENT Nevez, gant Le Gonidec, New Testament in Breton,

8vo. calf, 58

16030 TESTAMENT Nevez, 12mo. calf, 1s 6d Carelian-see KARELIAN.

16mo. 6s

Angoulem, 1827
Brest, 1847

16031 EVANGILE de Saint Mathieu, en Breton de Vannes, par Terrien,

Bulgarian :


16032 NOVYI ZAVYET: New Testament in Bulgarian, sm. 8vo. boun1, 5s Tsarigrad (Constantinople), 1872


16033 MATTHEW's Gospel, Bullom and Eng. 12mo. bds. 28 Burmese:


16034 THE HOLY BIBLE translated into Burmese, large 4to. bound, 6s Maulmain, 1840 16034*NEW TESTAMENT, in Burmese, 8vo. bound, 2s 6d Rangoon, 1866 Catalan :

16035 GENESI trelladat del provençal a la llengua Catalana per Guillem Serra, 1451, que per primera vegada ha fet estampar Amer, 12mo. facsimile, sd. 3s 6d Barcelona, 1873

Chinese: 16036 BIBLE, in Chinese, bound in 5 thick vols. 12mo. English morocco,

Macao, 1813-22

gilt tops, 36s 16037 SIN TOK, tsoân su (New Testament, in Roman characters, apparently in the Chinese boat-dialect of Canton), 12mo. hf. calf, 5s (Glasgow), 1873

Chippeway-see Ojibwa.


16038 BIBLE, in Dayak, 2 vols. folio, being the Autograph Manuscript of Hardeland's version of the Old Testament, in Roman characters, bds. £5. (Borneo, about 1850) A singular monument of one man's indefatigable industry and linguistic skill.


16039 BIBLIA, det er den gandske Hellige Skriftes Böger, Old and New Testament in Danish, 2 vols. 8vo. hf. morocco neat, 10s




the same, 8vo. calf, 5s

Kiöben. 1806 ib. 1819

nye Testamente, 12mo. calf, 1s 6d Cristiania, 1850

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16041 DIE SOUTER wel verduytscht wt die heylige oft Hebreeusche Sprake Verclaringhe des gheheelen Psalters seer claer ende profitelic door Johañem BUGENHÄG in goeden verstādeliken dutytsche over gheset, etc. sm. 4to. title within woodcut border, calf, £7. 78 Basel. Adam Anonymus [Petri], 1526 With the rare 11 leaves at end "Den hondert ende thienden Psalm met een Andtwoort op die valsche leeringe Butceri vant Sacrament," forming signatures hh, ii, and kk, which were added after the completion of the book, by "Clemens" and "Jacobs," the Dutch translators, and which contain letters from Luther and from Bugenhagen, protesting against Bucer's heretical falsification of the commentary on the 110th Psalm (on the subject of the Real Presence).

16042 BIBEL (Die) wederom met grooter Nersticheit ouersien duer B. Alexander Blankart, Carmelit, folio, numerous woodcuts, coloured throughout, original oak boards, covered with leather, with brass corners and centres, £5. Coelen, 1548-1547 Rare edition of the Dutch Catholic Bible, with a few alterations in spelling which resulted from the influence of the Cologne dialect. It was intended to counteract the effect of the new Lutheran Scriptures.



Fine perfect MS. on vellum, with the autograph of GOOD DUKE HUMPHREY ("A vous me ly Glou cester," i.e., à vous je me lie) on the first page; being Codex S of Sir Frederick Madden's edition; bound in rough old calf and enclosed in a red leather bag, from the library of the late Thomas Banister, £1000. about 1390

This precious Manuscript is the only perfect early codex of Wycliffe's work that can ever be offered for sale. It may be regarded as unique from many points of view. Of the seventeen genuine copies of Wycliffe's Testament which are known to exist, fourteen are in great public libraries, the fifteenth is in that of Lord Ashburnham, and the sixteenth in that of Sir Thomas Phillipps. Only eight of the sixteen are perfect, and amongst the imperfect ones is that of Sir Thos. Phillipps. Furthermore, only three copies are known of a date earlier than 1400, and of these three the Banister MS. is the only perfect one. And finally, so far as the prologues to some of the Epistles are concerned, it supplied the only available text for Sir F. Madden's edition.

Of the 170 MSS. that pass under Wycliffe's name, only the seventeen above mentioned have a right to bear it. They contain the New Testament, the translation of which he completed about 1380; most copies of which, on the judgment pronounced against him as a heretic in 1381, were destroyed or mutilated. The MSS. usually met with are copies of an independent and different version executed some thirty or forty years afterwards, the success of which caused the then existing codices of Wycliffe's genuine work to become still scarcer than before. Of the Old Testament there exist likewise two differing versions, the earlier of which was in similar manner effaced by the later; but Wycliffe had nothing to do with that part of the Bible. A MS. of the complete Bible recently changed hands at the price of a thousand guineas, but it was not Wycliffe's monumental work; only a fifteenth century copy of the commoner translation made after the death of the great protagonist.

Amongst the Egerton MSS. in the British Museum there is a Wycliffite Bible, which originally belonged to Humphrey Duke of Gloucester, and bears his arms. This circumstance, and the autograph on the present MS. show that the "Good Duke " was a friend to Wycliffe's followers, and that his signature was held to be a useful addition on books belonging to his friends. Wycliffe's New Testament was a perilous piece of property at that time, and the holder strove to win assurance of protection from one more powerful than himself.

16045 BIBLE (Holy) containing the Old and New Testament, with the Apocryphal Books in the earliest English Versions made from

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the Latin Vulgate, by JOHN WYCLIFFE and his followers, edited
by the Rev. Josiah Forshall and SIR FREDERICK MADDEN, 4 vols.
impl. 4to. the two versions printed in parallel columns, and the
notes underneath, cloth, £2. 10s Oxford University Press, 1850
All the known Manuscripts (170 in number) of the English translations
of the Old and New Testament by Wycliffe and his followers were collated
for this edition, which embraces an accurate text of the Two VERSIONS.
the same, 4 vols. impl. 4to. blue morocco extra, gilt
edges, by Wright, £5. 5s

New Testament, reprinted (with introduction by Skeat), 12mo. cloth, 4s 6d Oxford, 1869 16048 NEW TESTAMENT, published in 1526, being the first translation into English by TYNDALE, reprinted verbatim, with memoir of his life by George Offor, sm. 4to. printed within red rulings, with portrait plain and coloured, the reprint of original title illuminated, blue morocco, gilt edges, £2. 16s 1526 [1836] 16049 [TYNDALE'S PENTATEUCH.] The secon❘ de boke of Moses, call- | led Exodus-The thyrde bo-ke of Moses, cal- led Leuiti-cus-The four | the boke of Moses called | Numeri-[DEUTERONOMYE]-4 vols. in 1, sm. 8vo. fine copy in the original boards covered with leather, £210. (1530)

The only perfect copy known is in the Grenville library; there are six imperfect ones in existence (including this) of which three are in public libraries. The above copy is in magnificent condition, sound and fine as when it was brought to England. The names of John Halle and John Bennett appear in contemporary red ink on the title-pages. The book of Numbers (like the absent book of Genesis) is in Gothic characters; the other three are in Roman characters,-from which circumstance it has been surmised that Tyndale, having already produced Genesis and Numbers at Marburg (as shown by the known imprint of Genesis), printed Exodus, Leviticus,and Deuteronomy in a different town (Cotton says probably Hamburg). But the few Gothic letters which appear on the title-pages of Exodus and Leviticus (Deuteronomy has not a separate title, but begins with the text under a head-line) are identical in type with the corresponding letters in Genesis and Numbers; and what is more, each of the three title-pages is surrounded by a woodcut border which is identical in all. Therefore, although the Roman type, in certain characteristic features, bears a strong likeness to that which was used by Nucio at Antwerp, the whole five books must have been produced at a single press, or else Tyndale carried the woodblock of the titles with him wherever he went, which is scarcely likely. There are two editions of the Genesis; the first one, dated 1530, in Gothic type like Numbers, tne other, dated 1534, in Roman type like Exodus, Leviticus, and Deuteronomy. Hence it has been usually stated that there were two editions of Tyndale's Pentateuch, one of 1530 and the other of 1534, while these were in truth merely two issues of the

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