2 volumes in 1 binding, (frontispiece, 6) 288, (4) 147 p. Contemporary half Vellum with 5 raised bands, large 4° (The lower margin of page 97/98 of volume 2 is slighly damaged, the marbled paper on the boards is a bit worn. Rare work by the French historian Louis-Ellies Dupin, 1657-1719. The work describes the history of the canon and the writers of both the Old and New Testament. Besides it discusses numerous biblical topics, such as the deuterocanonical books, spurious texts linked to the Bible, the authority and inspiration of the Bible, its authorship, as well as a review of Bible translations and advice on hermeneutics.)
Di Mauro, D.R. (2012). Gallican Vision, Anglican Perspectives: The Reception of the Works of Louis Ellies Du Pin into England, p. 63v.