Histoire critique de Manichée et du Manicheisme

par M. de Beausobre

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Beausobre, Isaac de, 1659-1738.
Other Authors: Bernard, Jean-Frédéric, 1683?-1744., Formey, Jean-Henri-Samuel, 1711-1797.
Format: Book
Ancient Greek
Published: A Amsterdam [i.e. Oxford?] : Chez J. Frederic Bernard, 1734-1739.
Physical Description:2 v. ; 26 cm (4to)
Place of Publication:
Netherlands -- Amsterdam.
Bibliographical reference number:
General note:Jean-Frédéric Bernard's known place of residence and work at this time was Amsterdam, where he pursued the profession of bookseller between 1705-1744.
Manes, or Mani was the founder of the Sect of the Manichæans.
Title page to tome 1 printed in red and black; that to tome 2 black only.
Title-page to tome 2 reads: "Histoire de Manichée et du Manicheisme. Où l'on trouve aussi l'histoire de Basilide, de Marcion, de Bardesanes, &c. & leurs sentimens; où l'on découvre l'origine de plusieurs cultes, cérémonie, &c. qui se sont introduits dans le Christianisme. Par M. de Beausobre. Tome second. A Amsterdam, Chez J. Frederic Bernard. 1739."
Tome 2 edited by J. H. S. Formey, post the author's death.
With a metal cut device on title page to volume one representing the Sheldonian theatre in Oxford: printed in Oxford for sale in Amsterdam? (ESTC note)
With printed marginalia.
Citation / References note:ESTC, T226761
Rothschild, 960
Language note:French text with brief passages in Latin and Greek.
Immediate source of acquisition note:
RW.57.1-2 Donation; Victor Rothschild, 3rd Baron Rothschild; 1969.
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