Biblia sacra, dat is de Heilige Schriftuer van het Oude, en het Nieuwe Testament, Naer de laetste ... Biblia sacra, dat is de Heilige Schriftuer van het Oude, en het Nieuwe Testament, Naer de laetste ... Biblia sacra, dat is de Heilige Schriftuer van het Oude, en het Nieuwe Testament, Naer de laetste ... Biblia sacra, dat is de Heilige Schriftuer van het Oude, en het Nieuwe Testament, Naer de laetste ...

Biblia sacra, dat is de Heilige Schriftuer van het Oude, en het Nieuwe Testament, Naer de laetste Roomsche Keure der gemeine Latijnsche Overzettinge, in Nederduitsch Vertaeld, met korte verklaringen op de duistere plaetzen. First volume only (Old Testament)

Picart, Bernard; Johannes Luyken (Engravings by)

Published by Hermanus Besseling, Utrecht, 1743
Condition: g- to vg Hardcover

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Folio (15 6/8 x 10 1/2"). XVIII, 652pp. Original full calf, with gold lettering and tooling to spine. Raised bands. Additional engraved title by Bernard Picart. Title in red and black lettering. Publisher's vignette on title page. Decorative head-, tailpieces, and initials. This handsome second edition of "Biblia Sacra" is splendidly illustrated throughout with 35 double-page engraved plates (of 36, lacking plate #1 depicting the Creation) from Johannes Luyken's "Icones Biblicae Veteris et N.Testamenti (1729)," as well as 2 folded maps, and one folded plan of Jerusalem. This is the first volume containing the entire Old Testament. The double-page copper plates are captioned in Dutch and French. Binding rubbed along edges and on covers. Head and tail of spine partly chipped. Minor age-toning along paper margin. Text in Dutch, with captions in Dutch and French. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 18928

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Title: Biblia sacra, dat is de Heilige Schriftuer ...

Publisher: Hermanus Besseling, Utrecht

Publication Date: 1743

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g- to vg

Edition: Second edition.

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