Voor-bereidselen tot de Bybelsche wysheid, en gebruik der heilige en kerklijke historien ; uit de ... Voor-bereidselen tot de Bybelsche wysheid, en gebruik der heilige en kerklijke historien ; uit de ... Voor-bereidselen tot de Bybelsche wysheid, en gebruik der heilige en kerklijke historien ; uit de ... Voor-bereidselen tot de Bybelsche wysheid, en gebruik der heilige en kerklijke historien ; uit de ...

Voor-bereidselen tot de Bybelsche wysheid, en gebruik der heilige en kerklijke historien ; uit de alder-oudste gedenkkenissen der Hebreen, Chaldeen, Babyloniers, Egiptenaars, Syriers, Grieken en Romeinen; Tot een merkelijke verligting der Goddeliijke Boeken. . . 2-vol. set (Complete)

Groot, Constantin de (Text by); Gilliam van der Gouwen (Engravings by)

Published by Anthony Schouten; Hermannus Ribbius, Utrecht, 1700
Condition: g+ to vg Hardcover

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Folio (15 6/8 x 10 2/8"). [42], 844, [36]pp (Index), [4], 845-1716, [36]pp (Index). Contemporary blind-stamped vellum, with gold lettering and tooling to spines. Raised bands. Additional engraved allegorical titles by Gilliam van der Gouwen after Wilhelmus Goeree and Philip Tideman. Title pages in red and black lettering. Decorative initials. Originally published in 1690, this work is an extensive encyclopedical study of Jewish (Biblical) life and times, and of the Ancient Near East (incl. Egypt). This complete two-volume set is embellished throughout with no less than 87 engraved plates (including 29 folding), and 36 in-text engravings. The magnificent engravings depict numerous Biblical scenes, as well as the ancient coins of the period; the Enoch, Hebrew, Assyrian, Phoenician, Egyptian, Copte, Armenian, and Chinese alphabets; astronomical observations; views of Jerusalem; scrolls and writing instruments; the first 13 Assyrian kings; footwear in Antiquity; mosaic floor tiles; Solomon's Temple, etc. Moderate and sporadic rubbing along edges. Gold partly and slightly faded on spines. Light and minor water-staining along margin of very first leaves in first volume. Title page remargined (not affecting text). Front free endpaper, fly-leaf, additional engraved title and title of second volume slightly and partly chipped along edges (not affecting text or illustration). Very minor and sporadic foxing/age-toning throughout. Text in Dutch. Bindings in overall good to good+, interior in good to very good, plates in near fine to fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 18867

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Title: Voor-bereidselen tot de Bybelsche wysheid, ...

Publisher: Anthony Schouten; Hermannus Ribbius, Utrecht

Publication Date: 1700

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g+ to vg

Edition: Second edition.

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