Beautiful atlas, made up of 76/77 plates (missing pl. 59) engraved on steel, some lithographed under the direction of Blanchard and Barrère brothers, printed by Mangeon and Bineteau. Some fold-out plates, all mounted on tabs.
Published by Migne, sold in part as a subscription.
Contains maps, scenes, city maps, scenes of religious and daily life at the time of Jesus, Jews, Hebrew tombs, scenes of torture (torments), idols, etc.
Period binding with a romantic decor, created in half lambskin, smooth spine adorned with gilded tooling.
Sturdy volume, faded leather, has some marks, rubbing, bare headcap. Interior in good condition, fresh. Lovely prints on white vellum paper, light signs of handling and rare foxing, tear in the margin of pl. 11-14.
1844 Blanchard et Barrière frères. Atlas géographique et iconographique du cours complet d'écriture sainte. Paris, Migne, 1844; Folio, 37x28 de 1f + 6/77 plates (missing pl 59.
- Number of Books
- Art, Bibles, Bindings, Illustrated, Judaica, Religion
- Author/ Illustrator
- Blanchard / Barrière frères
- Book Title
- Atlas géographique et iconographique du cours complet d'écriture sainte.
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Half leather
- Number of pages
- 37×28 cm