Biblia sacra polyglotta complectentia textus originales, Hebraicum, cum Pentateucho Samaritano, Chaldaicum, Græcum : versionumque antiquarum, Samaritanæ, Græcæ LXXII interp., Chaldaicæ, Syriacæ, Arabicæ, Æthiopicæ, Persicæ, Vulg. Lat., quicquid compari poterat : cum textuum & versionum orientalium translationibus Latinis : ex vetustissimis mss. undique conquisitis, optimísque exemplaribus impressis, summâ fide collatis : quæ in prioribus editionibus deerant suppleta, multa antehac inedita, de novo adjecta, omnia eo ordine disposita, ut textus cum versionibus uno intuitu conferri possint : cum apparatu, appendicibus, tabulis, variis lectionibus, annotationibus, indicibus, &c. : opus totum in sex tomos tributum /

Corporate Author: Early English Books Online.
Other Authors: Walton, Brian, 1600-1661., Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677., Lombart, Pierre, 1612-1682.
Format: Online Book
Language: Latin
Multiple
Published: Londini : Imprimebat Thomas Roycroft, MDCLVII [1657]
Series: Early English books online.
Online Access: Online version
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Item Description: Texts in Vulgate Latin, Arabic, Aramaic (the Targum Onkelos), Ethiopic, Greek (the Septuagint), Hebrew, Persian, and Syriac (the Peshitta); editorial matter in Latin.
Collective t.p., illustrated t.p., and frontispiece bound at the beginning of vol. 4.
Added illustrated t.p. reads: S.S. Biblia polyglotta.
This variant edition contains the Old Testament only.
Vols. 1-3 contain the Biblical texts. The unnumbered 4th vol. contains Walton's preface, essays, plans, maps, and the prolegomena (all of which were bound at the beginning of vol. 1 in the original edition [Wing B2797]), plus "Ad Biblia sacra polyglotta appendix," which has critical essays, appendices, variant readings, annotations, and indexes.
Each vol. has special t.p. Vol. 1 is undated; vol. 2 is dated 1655; vol. 3, 1656; vol. [4], 1657.
Engraved frontispiece portrait of Walton signed: Lombart sculpsit; engraved t.p. signed: W. Hollar fecit.
Vols. 1-2 appear on reel 1176, vols. 3-4 on reel 1177.
Reproduction of original in the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign Campus). Library.
Physical Description: 4 v. : ill., maps, plans, port.