BEELDEN UIT DE HEILIGE SCHRIFT. CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIEËN NAAR GUSTAVE DORÉ BEWERKT VOLGENS DE TEEKENING EENER ONZE EERSTE KUNSTNAARS.
- IJkema: 's-Gravenhage, 1875.
- original printed boards, paper spine
- (2), 192 pages
Price: $400.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 137046
First and only edition. Front board detached yet present. Spine worn with loss. Minor fading to top edge of front board. Some soiling to edges of front and rear boards. Bookseller's ticket on front pastedown. Some signatures are starting to come loose. Interior is very clean.
With 24 fine chromolithographed plates, adapted after Gustave Doré by an unidentified dutch draughtsman, original bible-text occasionally quoted at end of each story. NOT called-for in Royal Dutch Library, KB. A collection of 24 synoptical stories taken from the Old Testament, partly with original bible-texts at end of some stories, edited and popularized by M. Cohen Stuart, on behalf of dutch children and adults. Each story is preceded by a fine chromolithographed plate, edited and adapted AFTER Gustave Doré by an unidentified dutch draughtsman. Plates with fresh colouring, complete. From the Thomas M. Whitehead Collection of Books About Books.