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2 old Dutch prayerbooks with beautiful double silver locks 18th and 19th century
Amsterdam: 1780. In excellent condition, museum quality silverwork from northern region of Holland, 18th and 19th century. Two beautiful Old Dutch prayerbooks, Bibles with very fine silver locks, 18th and 19th century 1) ANTIQUE DUTCH BIBLE ('STATENBIJBEL')/ church booklet with beautiful double filegrain processed SILVER booklocks made in Groningen, Holland, 1872. Bible printed in Amsterdam & haarlem in 1865 BEAUTIFUL BOOKBINDING OF BLACK CHAGRIN WITH SILVER ORNAMENTS IN RELIEF... Dutch title : BIBLIA; dat is, the Gantsche Heilige Schrifture, vervattende alle de canonyke boecken des ouden ende des nieuwen Testaments ... Door last der Hoogh-Mog. Heeren Staten Generael ... '; Printed at the Nederl. Bible Company in Amsterdam & Haarlem [...], 1865. Wherein: The book of Psalms, next to the hymns, 1865; and: Catechism or Teaching in Christian Doctrine [...]. In 8vo (15.5 x 9.5 x 6 cm). Contemporary, black leather binding, gold on cut. With open worked silver attachments, mutineers and clasps; engraved with floral and ornamental details. Filegrain (silver wire work) is beautifully processed in the silver fittings. Maker's mark: Imen Harms Deelman, Groningen (1878-'86). Inscriptions: "A K" and "1872" inside the two clasps. In good condition. Complete, solid, binding excellent. Some minor damage one of the clasps, hardly noticeable. Locks close perfectly. Inside a few spots , otherwise fresh and clean Very fine and rare silver work.. 2) Beautiful little Dutch Psalm or prayerbook, richly illustrated , with fine leather binding and silver work, end 18th century. Dutch title : 'Christ … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: tradetraveler65 [Assendelft, Netherlands]
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