Biblia Statenbijbel 1657 printed in Amsterdam at the
Weduwe P.A. van Ravesteijn, large format 45 × 28 cm.
The so-called ‘Corrigeerbijbel’ in which the errors of the 1st edition have been corrected.
The Bible has a beautiful old leather binding in a special auburn colour; the spine is also old (restored), intact and solid.
It is a solid copy, all leaves are attached to the binding and the book closes well.
The old brass fittings are an exclusive, elaborately tooled original model, this is extremely rare; the clasps may be slightly younger than the rest but are also in good condition and matching, also in terms of ornaments.
Normal signs of use and some discolouration, see pictures
The 6 maps are by Nicaulas Visscher, in good condition and complete
city of Jerusalem
land of Canaan
journeys of the Apostles
Most maps are loose in the Bible. On some maps, Visscher has drawn himself with fishing attributes such as a fishing rod, dip net, etc. with his surveyor instruments. The side margin of the Paradise map is 3 mm wide, the other maps have a side margin of 5 to 10 mm
Small restoration in corner page 128, prophet Zacharia and the same corner in the margin at the top of the Paradise map. Can be picked up in Leerdam
- Number of Books
- Book Title
- Biblia, dat is De gantsche H. Schrifture
- Publication year oldest item
- Illustrated Edition
- Original language
- Weduwe P.A. van Ravesteijn
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 45×28 cm