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BIBLE
Die Heilige Schrift des Alten und Neuen Testaments
Leipzig: Goldenen Klassiker-Bibel Max Herzig, 1894. hardcover. very good(+). German Gothic text printed in double columns, each within a red border and with red decorative initials throughout. 2 volumes (Old & New Testaments). Very thick folios, illustrated with 127 fantastic titled chromolithographic plates by various European artists including Ridinger, Luca Giordano, Andrea Appiani, Philippe de Champagne, Nicolas Poussin, Paolo Veronese, Francesco Barbieri, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, et al., all with tissue guards. Elaborate publisher's binding, with highly ornamental beveled covers featuring an inlaid picture surrounded by deeply etched patterns with gilt and metallic accents along with inset decorative stones; all edges gilt; large metal clasp closures on each volume. Covers show some light edgewear, and have been re-backed in sympathetic brown morocco; the pages and illustrations are clean. Leipzig: Goldenen Klassiker-Bibel Max Herzig, 1894. A very good(+) copy.
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store [United States]
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