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Old Dutch Bible, with beautiful double filegrain silver booklocks, 19th century
Amsterdam: 1865. Excellent bookbinding of black chagrin with silver ornaments in relief. Museum quality silverwork, made in Groningen Holland,19th century. 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.. MORE DETAILED PICTURES CAN BE PROVIDED. PRICE INCLUDES WORLDWIDE ENSURED SHIPMENT WITH TRACKING CODE.
Bookseller: tradetraveler65 [Assendelft, Netherlands]
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