La Sainte Bible qui contient l’Ancien et le Nouveau Testament. Introduction à chaque livre, sections titrées références parallèles, notes en bas de page, harmonie des évangiles, cartes géographiques en couleur. Reliure cuir souple, noir, tranches or, onglets 17 X 24, 1664 pages
Louis Segond (October 3, 1810 – June 18, 1885), was a Swiss theologian who translated the Bible into French from the original texts in Hebrew and Greek.
He was born in Plainpalais, near Geneva. After studying theology in Geneva, Strasbourg and Bonn, he was pastor of the Geneva National Church in Chêne-Bougeries, then from 1872, Professor of Old Testament in Geneva.
The translation of the Old Testament, commissioned by the Vénérable Compagnie des Pasteurs de Genève, was published in two volumes in 1871 (Meusel has 1874 as the publication date), followed by the New Testament, translated as a private venture, in 1880.