1630 Matthew Merian's Bible, Hand Colored Engravings, Gilt, Fine Binding Clasp 1630 Matthew Merian's Bible, Hand Colored Engravings, Gilt, Fine Binding Clasp

1630 Matthew Merian's Bible, Hand Colored Engravings, Gilt, Fine Binding Clasp

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Bible. The Bible, Matthew Merian's copper in 1630. The New Testament of Dr. Martin Luther. Facsimile published by Mueller and Schindler Stuttgart, exclusive edition for Coron Verlag Zurich. 269 pages. Illustrated with copious hand colored engravings with frontis gold leaf inlay. Gilt page edges with brass corners and clasp. Original full leather (hand tied) binding. History: Matthäus Merian the Elder (1593-1650) is probably the most famous engravers in art history. He studied in France, Germany and the Netherlands. In1624 he took over the publishing house of his father-in-law de Bry after his death in Frankfurt, Germany. who was also famous engraver and etcher. From 1625 to 1627 Merian had produced two hundred and fifty engravings on the Bible. Bookseller Inventory # 000979

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