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BIBLIA, DAT IS, DE GANTSCHE H. SCHRIFTUURE / vervatende alle de Boecken des Ouden ende Nieuwen Testaments. [Bible - Dutch]. by Bible - Dutch. Lutheran. 1648 - Hardcover - 1648 - from THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA  and

BIBLIA, DAT IS, DE GANTSCHE H. SCHRIFTUURE / vervatende alle de Boecken des Ouden ende Nieuwen Testaments. [Bible - Dutch].

by Bible - Dutch. Lutheran. 1648

Condition: Good

Gedruckt by Rieuwert Dircksz van Baardt, t'Amsterdam: 1648., 1648. ff. (19), 278, 112, 70, 132 leaves. Engraved pictorial title page and tailpiece, and five historiated double-page folding maps and city views (by Savary). Woodcut tailpieces, large and small decorative and historiated initials. Light marginal worming in preliminaries. Map of Paradise with wear at the margins. Engraved title mounted. Printed titles for the Prophets and New Testament. Folio. Contemporary full leather binding over split oak boards. Corners and clasp holders in thick brass. Spine and joints deteriorated; boards detached. Still impressive, and priced to allow for proper restoration. Engraved bookplate of R. Percy Alden, drawn by the American artist J. Alden Weir. This is the famous Dutch Lutheran Bible of 1648. This important Dutch Bible of was based on the Low German Bible printed at Madeburg in 1554, which was translated by J. Bugenhagen from Luther's Bible of 1545. It was published for the use of his brother Mennonites in 1560 by N. Biestkens van Diest in Emden, and became famous as the Biestkens Bible. Darlow and Moule 'Historical Catalogue of the Printed Editions of the Holy Scripture' No. 3311 says that this edition is "A revision of the 'Biestkens Bible' prepared on the basis of Luther's by Adolf Visscher of the Lutheran Church at Amsterdam. This became the standard Bible of the Dutch Lutherans." It is curious to note that it is the only Dutch Bible ever published by van Baardt. Darlow & Moule 3311. **PRICE JUST REDUCED! Scarce. W108. Hardcover. Good.

  • Bookseller: THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 008R10
  • Title: BIBLIA, DAT IS, DE GANTSCHE H. SCHRIFTUURE / vervatende alle de Boecken des Ouden ende Nieuwen Testaments. [Bible - Dutch].
  • Author: Bible - Dutch. Lutheran. 1648
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Gedruckt by Rieuwert Dircksz van Baardt, t'Amsterdam: 1648.
  • Date published: 1648
  • Bookseller catalogs: BIBLE; RELIGION;


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