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Icones Biblicae Veteris et Novi Testamenti. Figuren Biblischer Historien Alten und Neuen Testaments. 2 vols. in 1

Küsel, Melchior (Engravor)

Published by Proprio Aere Aeri Incisae, et Venales Expositae A Melchiore Kysel, Augustano & Augustae Vind, [Wien], 1680
Condition: g to g+ Hardcover
From ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

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Large octavo. [8], 51, [2], 51, [2], 50, [6], 47, [2]pp , 1-29 + page 36. (229 of 241 copper plates). Original full vellum with beveled edges. 2 engraved additional titles. Engraved vignette on each title-page. 4 engraved intertitles (2 for the Old Testament, and 2 for the New Testament). Decorative initial. Descriptive verse in Latin and German by J. B. Croph. Rare and fascinating biblical work profusely illustrated with 229 copper plate engravings by Melchior Küsel, most of them in a typical German baroque style. Some age wear on binding with 2.5" closed tear at bottom of back joint. Back board somewhat rippled. Some creasing on spine. Some soiling, foxing and age-toning on binding. Free front endpaper missing. Closed tears and soiling on inside of front and back boards. Contemporary previous owner's initials on top of frontispiece. Damp staining on upper inner margin of first pages. Scattered foxing and damp staining on outer margin of pages throughout. The last part is missing the following pages: 30 to 35, and 37 to 42. Text in Latin and German, gothic script . Binding and interior in overall good to good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 18805

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Title: Icones Biblicae Veteris et Novi Testamenti. ...

Publisher: Proprio Aere Aeri Incisae, et Venales Expositae A Melchiore Kysel, Augustano & Augustae Vind, [Wien]

Publication Date: 1680

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g to g+

Edition: First edition.

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