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Commentary on the Psalms of David, 1506

Ludolphus de Saxonia, 14th Century.
Ludolphi Carthusiensis qui et autor fuit vite Christi; in Psalterium expositio. In qua subjecte reperiunt materie. Tabula cunctorum daviticorum psalmorum. Tabula versiculorum omnium... Tabula materiarum principalium in marginibus annotatorum. Additur in margine ad solitam Hieronymi translationem divi Augustini accuratissima de hebreo in latinum translatio. Parisiis [Paris]: [Per Udalricum Hering & Bertholdum Rembolt Socios, 1506]. Text in Latin. Printer's device on title page. The last three leaves contain: "Francisci Petrarchae poetae lureati Psalmi peniteniales elegantes devoti."

Contemporary leather binding with tooled decorations on the cover, with vestiges of metal clasps. Apparently first printed in 1491 with the title, Expositio in Psalterium, this commentary on the Psalms of David is the earliest book in Special Collections, printed in January, 1506.

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