Gustave Doré, Nicolaas Beets - Bijbel bevattende al de canonieke boeken van het oude en nieuwe testament [...] - 1976

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Gustave Doré, Nicolaas Beets - Bijbel bevattende al de canonieke boeken van het oude en nieuwe testament [...] - 1976
Bibles, Bindings, Illustrated, Religion - Quantity: 2 - Numbered edition - Book

Gustave Doré, Nicolaas Beets - Bijbel bevattende al de canonieke boeken van het oude en nieuwe testament volgens de Statenoverzetting met tweehonderd platen van Gustave Doré voorzien van een voorbericht en uitgegeven onder het toezicht van Nicolaas Beets, (...) - Arnhem, D.A. Thieme, 1870 - volume 1 Oude Testament (geschiedkundige boeken en dicht- en leerboeken); deel 2 Oude Testament (profetische boeken) + Nieuwe Testament - (VIII) + (XVI) + 1-446 pp. / 447-614 + 201 pp. - original calfskin with deep relief print and 23-carat gold (!) stamping; gilt edges - 43 × 33 cm, large folio (!)

Condition: perfect: in absolute mint condition! - bindings, blocks and pages are as new! Pages very white, clean and crisp. Complete. See the pictures and be convinced!

This is number 122 of this one-off and very luxurious, exclusive reprint.
According to the information in the front of the bible (see picture), the illustrations and texts are printed on heavy (185 and 135 g/m²) and high-quality paper. The bookblock is bound in buffalo calfskin with 23-carat gold stamping!

Very large and heavy Bibles.
The Old Testament volume depicts Moses with the Ten Commandments in the medallion; the medallion of the New Testament volume has an image of Jesus.

Collector's item: one of the most beautiful Bible editions, made of royal materials and in mint condition! Including no less than 200 (!) prints.
Unique set, must-have books for any serious Bible collector.


Gustave Doré was a world-famous French artist, engraver and illustrator with a unique style. Very impressive scenes with mysterious atmospheric images. Deep and dark prints, very detailed!

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
2
Subject
Bibles, Bindings, Illustrated, Religion
Author/ Illustrator
Gustave Doré, Nicolaas Beets
Book Title
Bijbel bevattende al de canonieke boeken van het oude en nieuwe testament [...]
Condition
As new
Publication year oldest item
1976
Edition
Reprint
Language
Dutch
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Arnhem, D.A. Thieme
Binding/ Material
Leather
Extras
Numbered edition
Number of pages
11111
Dimensions
43×33 cm
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