BIBLE OF THE STATES. - Biblia dat is de gantsche... - Lot 4 - Binoche et Giquello

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BIBLE OF THE STATES. - Biblia dat is de gantsche... - Lot 4 - Binoche et Giquello
BIBLE OF THE STATES. - Biblia dat is de gantsche helyge Schrifture. Leiden, Jean Elzevier, 1663. 3 parts in a large folio volume, fawn calf on aisle, gold and cold border and middle, spine ornamented with red piece, inner lace, silver clasps (Early 19th century binding)._x000D_
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a fine copy of this bible, known as the "bible of the states".
This Dutch version was compiled by six scholars appointed by the Synod of Dordrecht from 1618 to 1619.
It is illustrated with a fine frontispiece by Berchem, 4 double-page plates (Palestine, Arabia, Canaan, Asia Minor) with allegorical figures and scenes from the Old and New Testaments, 8 double-page plates, 6 of which contain 16 engravings each depicting scenes from both Testaments; a large double plate depicting the Creation and another the Temple of Jerusalem.x000D_
LARGE PAPER ISSUE, WITH THE FRONTISPICE, FIGURES AND MAPS ILLUMINATED AND GOLDEN._x000D_
Some foxing. Top cover partly torn off. Endpapers renewed._x000D_
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