21 45 (BIBLE) La Biblia Vulgata Latina, traducida en Espanol. Prepared by Father Phelipe Scio de San Miguel. Complete in ten volumes (OT eight vols., NT two vols.) Finely printed in parallel columns of Latin and Spanish, with extensive scholarly footnotes and indices. Frontispiece and headpieces by José Camarón and engraved by Capilla. Few lines in Hebrew in a primitive font. AN ATTRACTIVE WIDE-MARGINED SET OF THIS IMPORTANT AND RARE EDITION. Browned or foxed in places, first vol. of NT with marginal worming toward end. Uniform contemporary gilt-ruled tree-calf, morocco spine labels, rubbed and scuffed, a.e.g. Folio. Valencia, Jos. & Th. de Orga, 1790-93. $4000 - $6000 ❧ “THE FIRST EDITION OF A SPANISH BIBLE PRINTED ON SPANISH SOIL” (Darlow & Moule 8488). A remarkable scholarly and bibliophilic achievement. “The first Castilian translation of the Vulgate Bible. This first edition is magnificent, and its correction honors the Valencian presses” (Palau 28948). “The Bible translated by Scío constitutes a fundamental milestone of the Castilian language” (Ausejo).