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Historischer Bilder Bibel, erster [-fünffter] Theil: Erster Theil, in sich haltend die Abbildung der Historien aller Patriarchen deß Buchs Mose; Ander Theil, in sich haltend die Abbildungen der Historien des 2, 3, 4, 5 Buchs Mose, des Buchs Josuae, des Buchs der Richter, des Buchs Ruth; Dritter Theil, darinn die Historien des 1 und 2 Buchs Samuelis, des 1 und 2 Buchs von den Königen, des 1 und 2 Buchs der Chronica; Vierdter Theil, in sich haltend die Abbildung der Historien der Bücher Esrä, Nehemiä, Esther, Jobs nebst Sinnbilderischer Vorstellung des Psalter Davids, der Sprüche Salomonis, wie auch der Propheten . nicht weniger der Bücher Judith, der Weisheit, Tobiae, des Syrachs, Baruch, der Maccabäer, der Stücke in Esther u. Daniel; Fünfft

Kraussen [Krauss}, Johann Ulrich

Published by Johann Ulrich Krauss, Augsburg, 1705
Condition: g to vg Hardcover

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Folio. Unpaginated. [2], 22 leaves (plates), [2], 23-44 leaves (plates), 45-76 leaves of plates (i.e. there are two plates numbered 60), [2], 77-112 leaves (plates), [2], 113-135 leaves (plates). Original blind-stamped pigskin binding, with decorative metal clasps. All edges red. Handwritten title on spine. Raised bands. Beveled edges. Marbled endpapers. Work in five parts, each with an engraved title-page and an architectural frontispiece.Originally published in 1700, Johann Ulrich Krauss' masterpiece is profusely illustrated with 136 striking copper engravings numbered 1-135 (2 plates bearing No.60). Each plate depicts two biblical scenes with engraved captions. Moderate rubbing and darkening to binding. Handwritten title partly faded on spine. Minor and sporadic smudges at lower margin of pages (not affecting images). A 2" closed tear at lower margin of plates 4 and 5. Text in German, gothic script. Binding in overall good, interior in good to very good condition. About the author: Johann Ulrich Krauss (1655-1719) was an early German illustrator, engraver and publisher in Augsburg. He was a student of Melchior Küsel (1626- ca.1683), who was in turn a student of Matthäus Merian the Elder. Krauss became a partner in the Augsburg publishing company of Melchior Küsel, whose daughter Johanna Sibylla he married in 1685. Krauss became one of the most successful and respected illustraters of his generation in Augsburg (from Wikipedia). Bookseller Inventory # 39755

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Title: Historischer Bilder Bibel, erster [-fünffter...

Publisher: Johann Ulrich Krauss, Augsburg

Publication Date: 1705

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g to vg

Edition: Later edition.

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