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2009-02-17 21:15:46
Hubnern, Johann [Hubner]
Auserlesene Biblische Historien, Aus Dem Alten Und Neuen Testamente, Der Jugend Zum Besten Abgefasset
Basel, Von Mechel 1791 - Von Mechel: Basel, 1791. In German. Published 1791. History of the Old and New Testaments illustrated with 104 dramatic woodcut plates of Biblical events and other woodcuts throughout the text. Full sheep leather with remnants of old leather straps, outer edges tinted light red, frontis woodcut of the author, [28], 512, [6] pages, with final page of index missing. Covers heavily worn, dried and chipped, leather straps essentially gone, hinges lightly cracked, endpapers possibly replaced at some point during the nineteenth century, pages clean with some light dampstaining to the first few pages, minimal scattered foxing. Chip to lower corner of page 17/18 with minor loss of text; smaller chip to lower corner of plate 52/page 286 with no loss to the woodcut but minor loss to the bottom three lines of text; still smaller chip to lower corner of plate 35/page 424 with bottom line and a half of the text page affected. All plates present. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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