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Title: Scripture Illustrated by Engravings, Designed from Existing Authorities. Subjects Selected from the Old Testament. [WITH HAND-COLOURED PLATES].
Description: London, Religious Tract Society, Ca. 1840. Crown quarto. Unpaginated. Ca. 100 pages of text. Plus 25 hand-coloured engraved plates, each with facing tissue guard, including frontispiece. Engraved vignette on title-page. Engraved tail-pieces. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's blue full cloth, gilt illustration on cover, gilt spine, sides with ornaments embossed in blind, all edges gilt; extremities worn, inner hinges cracked, lacks last free endpaper; sporadic small stains and finger smudges, one plate repaired on verso. In good condition. ¶ ~ First edition. This is the rare edition with hand-coloured plates, marked with the words 'Coloured Plates' in gilt at foot of spine. The quality of the colouration is very high, with dense and rich dyes and most plates are clean and well preserved.

Keywords: Palestine studies history historical Biblical Palästina Palestina Holy Land Jewish Judaism Christianity Islam Muslim Israel ancient early Middle East Levant Heiligen Lande Bible Testament Bible Biblical Hand koloriert handkoloriert Handkolorierte han

Price: EUR 220.00 = appr. US$ 239.11 Seller: Librarium of The Hague
- Book number: 1469

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