1725 Stunning and amazingly illustrated Luther Bible - Dutch Bijbel - with MANY(double page) plates and maps - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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     1725 Stunning and amazingly illustrated Luther Bible - Dutch Bijbel - with MANY(double page) plates and maps
Very large, thick quarto. (11.00'' tall x 8.50'' wide x 6.00'' thick)
Publisher: Samuel Schoonwald, Amsterdam
VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition

Price: $2,495.00

   A RARE FIND OF THIS SUPERB 1725 EXTENSIVELY ILLUSTRATED DUTCH LUTHERAN BIBLE. BOUND IN ITS ORIGINAL TOOLED CALF BINDING, OAK BOARDS AND METAL CORNERS. FULLY RESTORED WITH A NEW SPINE, OLD CALF LEATHER RELAID. -  with 178 PAGES OF PLATES & 5 MAPS !!
 
 ''Biblia Dat Is De Gantsche H.Scriftuure / Vervatende Alle De Boecken Des Ouden Ende Nieuwen Testaments; Uyt D.M.Lutherus Hoogduytsche Bybel . Met Nieuwe Zeer Keuyrlyke Aanteekeningen, Of Ophelderingen, Accurate Summarien , Gelykluydende Texten, Bybelsche, En Meer Andere Nutte Aanwyzingen, Geshikt Volgens De Annotatien Van Den Eerwaardigen Heere Mr Nicholas Haas, Past.Prim.En Inspector Te Budiszin''. Amsterdam : Samuel Schoonwald. 1725
 
 Engraved frontis & engraved portrait of Martin Luther. Additional printed title. Separate half titles to second part of O/T and also the Apochrypha. Printed title page to the New Testament.  The plates are split into 148 single full page plates plus 15 double page plates (148 + 30 leaves of plates= 178 leaves).  In excellent condition for a bible that is nearly 300 years old. Bound in full contemporary calf binding over thick beveled oak boards. Restored in antiquarian quality. The bible has been respined and the old leather relaid. Blind tooled windows and central lozenge to both boards. Heavy raised bands. With all plates and maps still present. In very good, clean condition with only minimal reading wear. Some paper edge wear, small smudges etc throughout (see pictures). Two original metal corners to each board along with the original hasps on each board. (No leather clasps present).
 
 An astounding pleasingly illustrated antique Dutch Bible!
 
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