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The New Testament (Greek)

Bible. New Testament. Greek.

Printer and Publisher Robert Estienne (French, 1503?–1559), Formerly attributed to Geoffroy Tory (French, about 1480–1533)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 737, Suppl. II, 742; Mortimer, French, 78


Overall: 32.8 x 23.2 x 4 cm (12 15/16 x 9 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed book, unillustrated

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Robert Estienne, 1550) Folio; 252 leaves; eighteenth-century gilt-stamped brown morocco (rebacked).

Paris: Robert Estienne, 1550


Claude de Boze (1680-1753; [his] Catalogue des livres du Cabinet de M. de Boze (Paris: 1753), p. 3, no. 9 "Novum Testamentum Graecè...Lutetiae: Rob. Stephanus, 1550. in-fol. M.C. [maroquin citron]"); Claret Delatourette (bookplate dated 1719); Theodore Napjen; Richard Montgomery Gilchrist Potter; Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984), with whom exchanged by the MFA, December 10, 1942.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, by exchange