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Price: $795.00

(Stock number F71)
12" tall x 8" wide x 4" thick
Well preserved - GOOD to VERY GOOD condition

A rare mid 1600s Netherlands - Nederlands - Dutch Illustrated overview of the Christian Martyrs from the Apostles and Evangelists through the Reformation, illustrated with many rather gruesome illustrations. Very nice example of this scarce Dutch examination of the History of the Martyrs, written by Adriaen Cornelis van Haemstede. A later edition of the most popular Dutch martyrology, first published in 1559. One of the most attractive editions due to the dozens upon dozens of fine plates by the famous Savry-family, this piece is highly revered and thus, quite valuable and rarely seen for sale. A valuable history of the lives and death of those who died because of and for their reformed faith, based on sources such as interrogations, letters and confessions of faith, with fantastic and gruesome engravings.
 
 Bound in three quarter leather with cloth covered boards, with a small area of cloth at rear spine lacking. Some edgewear, nothing major. Bound with reinforced marbled endpapers, slightly shaken. Front and rear hinges and joints split, yet still held nicely by the cords and endpapers. Frontis vignette (chipped edge) and title page and a few others are nicely connected with stubs. Few loose pages in the front. 150+ GRUESOME ENGRAVINGS. Measures 12" tall x 8" wide x 4" thick; complete with 532 pages of text and an extensive index. ... more details... 
(stock number 941)
Size: 6" x 4" x 1" thick
VERY GOOD (VG) condition

A very RARE find: a 'kleine print-bybel' [small pictures Bible] from as early as 1736. "De Kleine Print-Bybel, waar in door verfcheide afbeeldingen een menigte van Bybelfch fpreauken verklaart werden ...te Amsterdam ... 1736"
This amazing book contains a collection of 140 picture puzzles to be used to instruct and teach children - in a playful way - about many important Bible verses.
 Light brown covers (some smudges). The book's binding, spine are in good working working order (some starting separation, handle with care!).  Original binding and endpapers. Some smaller damages throughout, 140 of the 150 plates are present, some hand colored. A VERY SPECIAL Dutch child Bible. ...more details ...

Price $475.00

 
 
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