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Bible. N.T. Greek. Codex Vaticanus. 1867. Novum Testamentum Vaticanum. Post Angeli Maii aliorumque imperfectos labores ex ipso codice edidit Aenoth. Frid. Canstant. Tischendorf. Lipsiae: Giesecke et Derient, 1867. Large 4to (28.5 cm, 11.25"). L [i.e., 50], 284 pp.,  of facsim. $375.00
[bound with] Appendix Novi Testamenti Vaticani. inest Apocalypsis ex codice unciali Vaticano 2066, cum supplementis et emendationibus Novi Testamenti Vaticani, item illustratur editio Codicis Vaticani Romana nuperrima. Lipsiae: Giesecke et Devrient, 1869. Large 4to (28.5 cm, 11.25"). xviii, 20 pp.
The famous Tischendorf edition of the renowned Greek manuscript of the New Testament in the Vatican Library, together with Tishendorf's appendix to the same. The title-page of the New Testament is printed in black and red while that of the Appendix is in black only. The Greek text of the Testament is in single-column format while that of the Appendix is double-columns.
Binding: Contemporary English calf by Burman, Cooper & Co., of Birmingham (with its ticket), in a Victorian Gothic imagining of a 15th- or early 16th-century binding; rebacked in the 20th century. Marbled endpapers of a combed up pattern. All edges carmine.
Provenance: 19th-century bookplate of the Flounders Trust; most recently in the library of American collector Albert A. Howard, small booklabel ("AHA") at rear.
Binding as above, scuffed. A very good copy. (39517) Please RESHELVE This.
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