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STATENBIJBEL - BIBLIA; de gantsche H. Schrifture - 1649

STATENBIJBEL - BIBLIA; de gantsche H. Schrifture - 1649

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STATENBIJBEL - BIBLIA; de gantsche H. Schrifture - 1649
Bibles, Religion - Quantity: 1 - Book

EARLY STATE BIBLE by Paulus Aertsz van Ravesteyn from 1649. Early editions of the States Bible, such as this one, did not yet have geographical maps. Not even this edition. In the marginal notes frequent use of 'JEHOVAH' or 'Jehovah' as a representation of the divine name.

DATA: BIBLIA; that is: the whole Holy Scriptures, containing all the canonical books of the Old and New Testaments. [ ... ] by last der Hoogh.-mog: Heeren Staten Generael vande Vereenighde Nederlanden... In 'S Graven-Hage, With the Widow and the Heirs of the late Hillebrant Jacobsz. Van Wouw […], 1649.

DESCRIPTION: 3 parts in 1 volume, with 'Apocryphe Boecken'; folio (L: 38 cm; W: 25 cm; D: 9.5 cm). Engraved title print; [24], 288, 27, [3 (1 blank)], 138, [2], 166, [12]; [4], 76 folia. Later full leather binding (antique style); spine over 6 ribs, black title shield on spine, title marker in gold. Blind stamp on spine and boards. Gold stamping on short and long edge on front and back cover; blue marbled edge.

CONDITION: Title engraving restored and re-signed. A few lightly tanned pages, some small scratches on the leather of the covers. Otherwise perfect condition.

BUYING INFO: Although there were never any maps in this Bible, this is a complete, large States Bible.

# Info: 'Bible & Print' by Wilco C. Poortman; Book room of the Dutch Bibles Part I, p. 148-156, 231.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Bibles, Religion
Author/ Illustrator
STATENBIJBEL
Book Title
BIBLIA; de gantsche H. Schrifture
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1649
Edition
Reprint
Language
Dutch
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Weduwe & Erfegenamen Hillebrant van Wouw
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
1480
Dimensions
38×25 cm
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