Lot 10226
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December Auction Online including Books & Prints | 20 december 2020
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[MINIATURE BOOK] – [PRINT-BIBLE] – KERN DES BYBELS.

“In ’s Hage, By A. De Groot en Zoonen”, 1750, 80 pp. With woodcut title-vignette & 7 woodcut full-p. ills. (incl. frontispiece). 128mo (ca. 4,5 x 3 cm.), 18th-cent. gilt calf, both covers with central gilt floral ornament & gilt fillet around sides with gilt ornament oblique in each corner, gilt ribbed spine, all edges gilt.

¶ Provenance: The Feeterse Collection. Poortman II, p. 281. Cf. Bondy (Miniature Books) p. 37 (listing a French edition “Sommaire de la Bible” published in 1750 in The Hague by “A. de Groot & Fils” illustrated with the same woodcuts). Very rare first edition (only 2 copies in NCC) of a miniature “print-bible” comprising a summary of the Old & New Testament (with Dutch text printed in red & black) illustrated with 7 small-sized woodcuts (image ca. 3,5 x 1,5 cm.) depicting mainly Biblical scenes. ¶ Spine-ends dam./ chipped, upper joint loosening. One woodcut with small tear in upper margin, occ. sl. foxed/ browned, but nevertheless in good condition.

€ 250,00
€ 350,00
€ 325,00

Hamerprijs: € 325

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