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Dutch States Bible by Johan Elzevier with Visscher map 1663
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Dutch States Bible by Johan Elzevier with Visscher map 1663

Wonderful illustrated Dutch Bible with more than 140 splendid copper engravings, including the world map by Nicolas Visscher: 'Biblia, Dat is de Gantsche Heylige Schrifture, ...', in 3 large folio volumes, printed by Johan Elzevier, Leiden, 1663.

SIZE:
about h 46.5 cm x w 30.0 cm x d 21.0 cm

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Wonderful illustrated Dutch Bible with more than 140 splendid copper engravings, including the world map by Nicolas Visscher: 'Biblia, Dat is de Gantsche Heylige Schrifture, ...', in 3 large folio volumes, printed by Johan Elzevier, Leiden, 1663.

CAPTION:
'Biblia, dat is de gantsche Heylige Schrifture, vervattende alle de Canonijcke Boecken des Ouden en des Nieuwen Testaments. Door last der Hoogh-Mog. Heeren Staten Generael vande Vereenighde Nederlanden en voigens het Besluyt vande Synode Nationael, gehouden tot Dordrecht inde Jaren 1618 ende 1619.'

PRINT:
Johan Elzevier, Leiden, 1663 A.D.

DESCRIPTION:

Wonderful illustrated Dutch bible, published in 1663 in Leiden, Netherlands. It is the States Bible with double page maps showing the world, the paradise, Jerusalem, Canaan,  the voyage of the apostles as well as more than 100 large folded copper engravings by Nicolas Visscher showing scenes from the bible.

BINDING:
3 gilt-stamped bindings in vellum
titles on spines

SIZE:
total app.: about h 46.5 cm x w 30.0 cm x d 21.0 cm
Weight: about 16.7 kg

ILLUSTRATION:
- 6 double paged maps
- 26 double paged copper engraving views
- 3 full paged title engravings
- 119 large foldec copper engraving views
- some initials
- exlibris Mulié-Vercruysse

COLLATION:
VOLUME I:
- 3 blank leaves
- 1 copper engraving title
- 1 printed title + print mark
- 1 leaf foreword
- 20 leaves register
- 192 leaves content Old Testament (numbered leaves 1-191, leaves 7 and 17 numbered twice, 16 not numbered)
- 3 blank leaves
VOLUME II:
- 1 blank leaf
- 1 copper engraving title
- 166 leaves content Old Testament (numbered leaves 192-468, leaf 356 numbered twice)
- 1 printed title + print mark
- 1 leaf foreword
- 77 leaves content Apocryphe (numbered leaves 1-77)
- 3 blank leaves
VOLUME III:
- 2 blank leaves
- 1 printed title + print mark
- 1 leaf foreword
- 11 leaves index
- 1 blank leaf
- 168 leaves content New Testament (numbered leaves 1-167)
- 2 blank leaves

CONDITION:
- in very good preservation
BINDING:
- generally good condition
- partly rubbed, minimal loss of vellum
- grimy
PAPER:
- very good paper quality, strong paper
- splendid copper engravings
- minimal stains, occasionally small burning holes at the margin
- occasionally waterstains and some brownish

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