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house of Elzevir. by Harold E. Waite

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Published .
Written in English


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Paginationp. 340
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19032048M

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A Blast from the Past Number me among the many who read this book in grade school back in the late 60's or 70's and the name stuck with me through the years. Later as an adult, I returned to this book to read it anew and experience the magic again. Yes, this is book designed for the younger reader/5(). The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (). It might be outdated or ideologically biased. Elzevir (also Elsevier), a family of Dutch printers and publishers, active from to , who dominated the European book trade in the 17th century. The Elzevirs were centered in Leiden in the first half of the century and in Amsterdam. It has evolved from a small Dutch publishing house devoted to classical scholarship into an international multimedia publishing business with o products for educational and professional science and healthcare communities worldwide. Elsevier takes its name from the original House of Elzevir, a Dutch family publishing house founded in Textus Receptus (Elzevir ) Elzevir Textus Receptus, edited by Abraham and Bonaventure Elzevir. Transcription by Maurice Robinson. The Elzevir's published three editions of the Greek New Testament. The dates being; , and The Elzevir text is practically a reprint of the text of Beza with about fifty minor differences.