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Der Prophet Jesaia, D. Wilhelm Gesenius, 2 Volumes, 1820-21


Der Prophet Jesaia; Uebersetzt und mit einen vollstandigen philologisch - kritischen und historischen Commentar begleitet, by D. Wilhelm Gesenius, 3 parts, bound in 2 volumes, complete; 1820-21. 

Vol. 1:

First Part: Erster Theil, Uebersetzung. vi + 163pp. 1820.

Second Part, first section: Zweyten Theiles erste Abtheilung, Einleitung und Commentar uber Kapitel 1-12. xvi + 446pp. 1821.

Vol. 2: 

Second Part, second section: Zweyten Theiles zweyte Abtheilung. Commentar uber Kapitel 13-59, nebst einer Charte. 447pp - 1008pp + fold-out map. 1821.

Published by Friedr. Christ. Wilh. Vogel, Leipzig. 1820-1821. Very scarce first edition.

A good set of hardbacks with paper over boards, and leather spine and corners. Covers are only fair, with heavily worn leather, which looks rather tired, and is scuffed and frayed. Title labels are largely worn away. Paper on boards is also well worn. Binding is still sound. Text blocks are good throughout with only occasional age spotting. Owner's signature to first free endpaper. Ex-library - a few stamps to just the first few pages. 

Text in German.

Dimensions: Each volume approx 210mm high x 135mm wide x 30-35mm deep.

Weight: Approximately 934g (the set - unpacked).