Commentaire Litteral sur Tous les Livres de l'Ancien et du Nouveau Testament... L'Evangile de S. Matthieu [Ben and Bernarda Shahn's copy]
Paris: Emery, Fils [et al.], 1725. First Separate Edition. Large quarto (25.5cm.); full contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine in six compartments, marbled endpapers; ,clxi,,678pp.; steel engravings throughout text, woodcut initials, head and tail-pieces. Extremities quite rubbed with substantial exposure of boards at bottom edge of upper cover, lacking spine label, preliminary signatures (a-t) starting but present, small 19th-century ex libris to front pastedown, else a Good or better, collated and complete copy.
The Book of Matthew with substantial commentary. Uncommon edition, OCLC noting two copies in North America as of December, 2019, at the Newberry and Brown. See Brunet I 887 for other editions. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Shahn with their estate label to front pastedown.