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[Illustrated Bible. English. 1724]. Figures from the Histories of the Holy Bible, with speeches that contain exactly what is written most remarkably in the Old and New Testament New edition, revised & corrected according to the Vulgate. In Paris, by Alexis de La Roche and J. Lesclapart, 1724. Two parts in one volume in-folio, [4] f., 158-113 p., [6] f., 2 plates (temple of Solomon and encampment), marbled Havana basane of the period, spine with 6 ribs, morocco garnet title piece, decorated boxes, red edges (rough restorations of cups, caps and corners, 2 f. of guard removed; russeting of the back), sporadic browning and soiling; grossly repaired tears on pp. 9, 13, 35, 55, 61; others smaller without loss; some anatomical details scraped or stained without excess).
Illustrated edition of 273 woodcuts by Jean Le Clerc, accompanied by an explanatory text: 269 mid-page, 2 off-text (Temples of Solomon and Jerusalem) and 2 double pages (Last Judgement and Resurrection of the Dead). 2nd part preceded by a title included in the pagination.
From the library of the Monastery of the Visitation of Rheims (ex-libris manuscript); modern stamp in the corner of the title.
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[Illustrated Bible. English. 1724]. Figures from the Histories of the Holy Bible, with speeches that contain exactly what is written most remarkably in the Old and New Testament New edition, revised & corrected according to the Vulgate. In Paris, by Alexis de La Roche and J. Lesclapart, 1724. Two parts in one volume in-folio, [4] f., 158-113 p., [6] f., 2 plates (temple of Solomon and encampment), marbled Havana basane of the period, spine with 6 ribs, morocco garnet title piece, decorated boxes, red edges (rough restorations of cups, caps and corners, 2 f. of guard removed; russeting of the back), sporadic browning and soiling; grossly repaired tears on pp. 9, 13, 35, 55, 61; others smaller without loss; some anatomical details scraped or stained without excess).
Illustrated edition of 273 woodcuts by Jean Le Clerc, accompanied by an explanatory text: 269 mid-page, 2 off-text (Temples of Solomon and Jerusalem) and 2 double pages (Last Judgement and Resurrection of the Dead). 2nd part preceded by a title included in the pagination.
From the library of the Monastery of the Visitation of Rheims (ex-libris manuscript); modern stamp in the corner of the title.

Estimate 300 - 400 EUR
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