Auction 357 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) & w. c. 428 illustrations on 214 engr. plates. Lge-fol. Cont. hcf. w. raised bands, dec. gilt backs & brown labels. (Lower & upper compartment spine vol. 1 dam./partly gone, corners/edges a bit worn, sides a bit rubbed, a few marg. repairs/thumbs, but a clean set with strong impressions).

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.

€ 500

result € 400

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