1582 Exquisite RARE Beautifully Illustrated Dutch 'Bybelsche Figuren' - 'Figures de la Bible' - Biblical Illustrations by Petrus van der Borcht - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1582 Exquisite RARE Beautifully Illustrated Dutch 'Bybelsche Figuren' - 'Figures de la Bible' - Biblical Illustrations by Petrus van der Borcht
Size: 8.5" x 10.5" x 1" thick
Publisher: Jacob van Royen, Amsterdam
VERY GOOD (Antiquarian quality restored) condition

Price $1,450.00

1582: A very rare pre-1600 (very early) extensively illustrated Biblical Illustrations by Petrus van der Borcht.
[Bible]. Petrus van der Borcht, illustrator. Bybelsche Figuren. 'Vertonende devoornaamfte Historien der Heÿlige Schrifture. Waar bÿgevoegt zÿn tot verklaringe van ider Figure, een kort Historich verhaal, Stichtelyke Aanmerkingen en Zinryke Vaerzen... Amsterdam: Jacob van Royen, 1582.'
 Two parts in one volume. Quarto. [4], 184 pages. Text in both Dutch and French. Engraved title page, vignette on second title page, eighty-eight half page etched illustrations by Petrus van der Borcht, decorated initials and tail-piece. Professionally rebound in brown leather over paper covered boards.
Remarkably well preserved. Genesis illustration from B1 partly cut off. Professionally/Antiquarian quality restored .See the MANY (57) pictures below.
A very rare piece of Dutch Bible History!
 
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