Auction 353 Old & Rare Books - Religion

BIBLIA NEERLANDICA -- (MARTIN, D.). Historie des Ouden en Nieuwen Testaments. (Vert. d. W. Séwel). Amst., P. Mortier, 1700. 2 vols. (18), 282, (8); (26), 163, (11) pp. W. 2 variant engr. fronts., lge. engr. vign. on each ti., 32 engr. head- & tailpieces, 5 engr. double-p. maps (incl. a world map & 3 indexes) & 214 engr. plates (141 to the Old & 73 to the NT) w. c. 428 illustrations. Lge-fol. Cont. marbled cf. w. raised bands, richly dec. gilt backs, red labels & gilt dec. borders on all sides. (Bottom of spine vol. 1 chipped, upper joint vol. 2 split at the top, corners bumped, vol. 1 stained at the beginning, slightly browned/foxed).

So-called 'Grote bijbel van Mortier'. One of the finest illustrated bibles produced in the Netherlands with engravings after Luyken, Picart/d, Goeree, Tideman, Hoet by Baptist, Blois, Mulder a.o. On this luxurious bible cf. Van Eeghen/v.d. Kellen 351; Klaversma/Hannema 180, 187; Poortman II, 98-105.

€ 400

result € 1000

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