Jeremy Taylor / Caspar & Jan Luyken - Historie van't leven en de doot van Jesus Christus - 1700
J. Taylor - History of the Life and Death of the Onsen Saviour, Jesus Christ; clarified by remarks and discourses; far the bysondere parts of the history. Translated from the Seventh English Edition. With beautiful Konstplaaten, and a necessary Map enriched - three volumes in one volume - Utrecht, W. Broedelet, 1700 - first and only edition - 3 volumes in 1 volume - (62) + 259 + 239 + 233 + (17) pp. - original leather strap with rich gold print; spine with strong ribs, rich gilt print and title shield - 32 x 22 cm (FOLIO format)
Condition: very good - neat original binding (side and bottom of the spine are missing a piece of leather, upper corners somewhat bare); compact and neat block; very neat, crisp and white pages (on the first three pages a light moisture spot at the top, a small ink stain in the margin at the back, otherwise very neat and clean paper). Completely!
A unique copy of this scarce edition!
Bound in a luxurious binding with beautiful floral gold print.
With beautiful title engraving, 3 title pages, 1 map and 8 unique, very detailed and impressive copper engravings by master engravers Caspar and Jan Luiken!
These copper engravings by Van Luiken do not appear in any other edition.
A valuable book, collector's item!
Jeremy Taylor (1613-1667) was a clergyman/clergyman in the Church of England. He is known as the "Shakespeare of Divines" because of his beautiful poetic style. Taylor was under the patronage of William Laud and became chaplain under King Charles I. After captivity, he became the private chaplain of the…