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    Eighty-eight Half Page Illustrations
    from the Sixteenth Century

    [Bible]. Petrus van der Borcht, illustrator. Bybelsche Figuren. Vertonede devoorna amste Historien der Heÿlige Schrifture. Waar bÿgevoegt zÿn tot verklaringe van ider Figure, een kort Historich verhaal... 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. Half bound in brown leather over paper covered boards. Front cover detached, boards rubbed, creased, cracked, and soiled, rear joint cracking; rear hinge cracked, Genesis illustration from B1 cut out and sewn onto B2, sewn repairs to D3, paper tape repairs, few pages torn across width of page, pages coming loose, creasing, edge wear with tears, paper loss, stains, soiling, browning, and foxing; else in fair condition.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2015
    5th Wednesday
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