MÜNSTER, SEBASTIAN. 1489-1552.
HOLBEIN, HANS, engraver. Arukh. Dictionarium Chaldaicum non tam ad Chaldaicos interpretes.... Basel: Johann Froben, 1527.
4to (208 x 155 mm). a-z4 A-Z4 Aa-Hh4 Ii6. Engraved historiated title by Hans Holbein, woodcut printer's device, historiated initial on a2. Text in Aramaic (using Hebrew alphabet) and Latin. Period limp vellum, manuscript spine title (faded). Early annotation to title, occasional early annotations in margins, Münster's name inked out in three spots, lower cover separated from spine.
FIRST EDITION of the first dictionary by a Christian scholar on rabbinical and biblical Aramaic. Adams M1920.