Hamishah humsche Torah. Antwerp Chr. Plantin (for C. van Bomberghen) 1566 2 (of 4) pts in 1 vol., 8vo: [243-1 bl.-61-1 bl.],  ff. (dampstaining in bottom half, tear in bottom margin f. 241). Contemp. gold-tooled calf, covers with gilt central oval ornament and ruled borders, spine with 5 raised bands (spine gone, corners def). Inside good copy. The first 2 vol., complete in themselves, of Plantin’s 8vo Hebrew bible. Vol. I is even more complete than the copy described by Voet, as it contains not only the Pentateuch (31 quires), but also the Megillot (quires 32-35VIII). Vol. II contains the Former Prophets (28 quires). The ed. was printed with Hebrew letters supplied by Daniel Bomberg, and was printed in 4to, 8vo (as here), and 16mo. Ref. Voet (Plantin Press) 650 (I-II: incomplete and erroneous collation). - Bibles Paris 1396. - BT 477. - Adams B-1228. Prov. A few contemp. ownership entries, i.a. "Capucinorum Vindocinensium" (= Vendôme).