Lot 8 of 145:
Striking Biblical engravings, 1643  

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$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Biblioglyphé sive Icones Biblicae, Arte Chalcographica & Poetica praecipues S. Scripturae Historias perquam eleganter representanter.

Author:
Ammon, Johan, editor

Place:
Frankfurt

Publisher:
Typis Caspari Rötelii, impensis Johannis Ammonii

Date:
1643

Description:
3 parts in 1. [10], 147, [1]; [8], 173, [2 blank]; [3]-160 pp. With 3 engraved added title-pages & 237 full-page copper-engraved illustrations. (oblong 8vo) 3½x5¾, later full vellum tooled in gilt at corners and spine, leather label reading "Sainte Bible," marbled endpapers. A lovely copy of this rare German illustrated book, with a collection of Bible illustrations engraved by Sebastian Furck. The work comprises a total of 237 illustrations plus the engraved added title-pages; each engraving carries at the opposite page a citation from the Bible in three languages: Latin, German and French.

Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some soiling and aging within, a few minor stains, several repairs, top margin trimmed close at times; very good or better.


 
Item number:
176411
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