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    Beautifully Engraved Plates
    of Biblical and Classical Themes

    [Jan de Bisschop]. Paradigmata Graphices Variorum Artificum... [Amsterdam: Nicholas Visscher, 1671]. Second edition. Folio. Approximately 12.5 x 7.75 inches. Engraved title-page and 157 engraved plates. Contemporary full vellum over boards, boards decoratively ruled and paneled in blind, with blind central floral motif, spine ruled in blind, seven raised bands, ink titles to spine. Front joint torn (still solid), spine toned, binding soiled and rubbed, upper corners bumped, hinges and a few gutters cracked (still solid), text toned, with occasional soiling or foxing. One plate (plate 50 in the second part) with a short marginal tear (not affecting image). Modern manuscript biography of Jan de Bisschop (in an unknown hand) affixed to front pastedown, along with a bookseller's ticket. Still, a very good copy, with lovely plates.

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