Gustave Dore´ - Biblia Germanica - Die Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments - 1850

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Gustave Dore´ - Biblia Germanica - Die Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments - 1850
Bibles - Quantity: 2 - tipped in plates - Book

Mächtige Biblia Germanica - Die Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments verdeutscht von
D. Martin Luther.
Luxury editions with two hundred and thirty pictures by Gustav Dore.
First edition.
First volume: 774 columns (Old Testament).
Second volume: 775 - 1236 columns (rest Old Testament) + 344 columns (New Testament).
All text pages very decoratively decorated with floral ornamentation. Magnificent illustrations.
Printed and published by Verlag Eduard Hallberger, Stuttgart. Without year (~ 1850).
Folio - size: approx. 43 x 33 cm.
Very beautiful, embossed red original cloth-covers with abundant golden illustrations on the spines. At the corners 4 brass fittings each and UF THE book covers beautiful golden coats of arms, also made of brass.
Edges a little bumped and paper slightly brown stained throughout. Overall, surprisingly well preserved for its advanced age. Luxury edition of the German version of the famous Dore Bible. It became the most widespread picture Bible of all and was translated into almost all European languages. The wood engravings of the Bible, uniformly designed by Gustave Dore, overcame all denominational hurdles and adorn Catholic, Lutheran and Reformed, but also Russian Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, Anglican, Methodist, Baptist and Free Church Bible editions of every stamp.
Very nice copies of this magnificent and richly illustrated monumental Bible work.
Great collector's items or valuable enrichment of your small home altar.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
2
Subject
Bibles
Author/ Illustrator
Gustave Dore´
Book Title
Biblia Germanica - Die Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1850
Edition
1st Edition
Language
German
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Eduard Hallberger
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
tipped in plates
Number of pages
790
Dimensions
43×33 cm
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