Faithful reproduction of the oldest Dutch incunabulum in the Netherlands.
The Delft Bible of 1477 - Facsimile of the original edition with an introduction by Prof. C.C. de Bruin - Amsterdam / Alphen aan den Rijn, Buijten & Schipperheijn / Repro-Holland - 1977 - 2 volumes with loose introduction in slipcase - Artificial leather bindings - 29 × 21 cm.
Condition: Good complete set. Slightly bumped slipcase.
This two-volume Bible is a faithful reproduction of the oldest Dutch-language incunabulum in the Netherlands.
Complete with historical explanation of Prof. dr. Dr. C.C. de Bruin in Leiden.
The calligraphic title deed was made by Malla Carl Blumenkranz in Jerusalem and provided with the Delft Bible postage stamp, issued in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Delft Bible.
Included is a microfiche with all 1,284 pages of this Bible, 220 times smaller! Also comes with a Biblical postage stamp.
The Delft Bible, the Old Testament without the Psalms, is the first Dutch book that was set with movable type.
- Number of Books
- Bibles, Incunabula & early printing, Literature, Religion
- Author/ Illustrator
- Book Title
- De Delftse Bijbel van 1477 in facsimile
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition Thus
- Original language
- Buijten & Schipperheijn / Repro- Holland
- Binding/ Material
- Mix / Multiple
- With slipcase