By: Calmet, R.P.D. Augustin
Paris, Chez Pierre Emery: 1713
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 409
Binding: Contemporary Full Leather
760pp. Contemporary full leather, intricately stamped in blind, five raised bands. Illustrated with one plate of figures of musical instruments, executed in copperplate engraving. One copperplate engraving as a headpiece before the commentary begins. This is Calmet's commentary on the Psalms. Covers chapter 72 to the 150. Calmet (1672-1757) is best known for his commentary, which was unusual in Roman Catholicism since it departed from an allegorical interpretation and focused on a more literal interpretation. He also wrote the first scholarly Bible dictionary (the 18th century English edition ... View More...