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Sale: 379 / Rare Books, May 23. 2011 in Hamburg Lot 218

 
Biblia germanica - Biblische Augen- und Seelen-Lust. 1696. 2 Bde.

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Biblia germanica. - Weigel, Chr., Biblische Augen- und Seelen-Lust. Das ist die Heilige Geschichte alten [und neuen] Testaments in Kupffern abgebildet und gestochen. 2 vols. With together 296 fullpage coppers (of 304, on both sides, on 148 ll.). Augsburg, Weigel 1696. Red calf bindings around 1800 with gilt-tooled fillet and label in colors as well as gilt yapp edges and gilt edges. 16mo. Engr. title, 2 ll., 145 (of 151) pp.; engr. title, 139 (of 145) pp.

Bauer 8. - Brüggemann/Brunken 947. - Wegehaupt 2215. - This fine selection from Weigel's Biblia ectypa minora from the same year comprises ca. 150 bible illustrations (size ca. 4,9 : 4,1 cm) on both the Old and the New Testament. This is a clean and well-preserved copy of both parts, extremely rare . In his Weigel monography M. Bauer describes only the first volume with the Old Testament: "Presumably there is a second part .., comprising the New Testament. Hasn't been found yet." - Lacking frontispiece and 6 text ll.; partly cropped very close. All in all fine and decorative copy.

Fine selection from Weigel's Biblia ectypa minora from the same year, with 296 fullpage coppers of bible illustrations from both the Old and the New Testament. Red calf bindings around 1800 with gilt-tooled fillet and label in colors as well as gilt yapp edges and gilt edges. - Lacking frontispiece and 6 text ll.; partly cropped very close. All in all clean and well-preserved copy of both parts, extremely rare.

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Biblia germanica
Biblische Augen- und Seelen-Lust. 1696. 2 Bde.
Estimate:
€ 400 / $ 452
Sold:
€ 744 / $ 840

(incl. 20% surcharge)
 


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