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Title: De kleine PRINT-BYBEL. Waar in door verscheide afbeeldingen een menigte van Bybelsche spreuken verklaart worden. Tot vermaak der jeugd, en om te leeren elken zaak naaukeurig af te schetzen, en by regte naam te noemen, ook de spreuken der H. Schrift by na zonder moeite in de geheugenis te brengen.
Description: Amsterdam, Gerrit Bouman, 1731. Small 8., original full calf, gilded spine in compartments. Engraved allegoric title-print (with imprint 1730). [6]pp. of preface. 147 (of 150) unnumbered engraved plates (versos blank) each plate featuring a rebus (pictorial riddle) representing a proverb or saying from the Holy Scripture, [24]pp. key to rabuses at rear end, engraved decorative printer's device on ti.-p. BUIJNSTERS (School- en kinderboeken) 953. Dutch language (translated from the german language) hieroglyph bible, presented to dutch children memorizing biblical proverbs and sayings. A later edition (first 1720) of this very popular dutch picture book. Clean copy. (LACKS 3 engravings, binding shaved, rubbed and worn on edges, gilding on spine faded, spine ends damaged, pencil annotations on f.e.p. and on sover versos of plates).

Keywords: bible juvenalia holy scripture religion christianity education instruction hieroglyph rebus memorize history culture dutch eighteenthcentury 18thc

Price: EUR 425.00 = appr. US$ 461.91 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 52237