Jode, Thesaurus sacrarum historiarum veteris testamenti, [Antwerp], 1585, later calf
Jode, Thesaurus sacrarum historiarum veteris testamenti, [Antwerp], 1585, later calf
Jode, Thesaurus sacrarum historiarum veteris testamenti, [Antwerp], 1585, later calf
Jode, Thesaurus sacrarum historiarum veteris testamenti, [Antwerp], 1585, later calf
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Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

Jode, Thesaurus sacrarum historiarum veteris testamenti, [Antwerp], 1585, later calf

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

Jode, Thesaurus sacrarum historiarum veteris testamenti, [Antwerp], 1585, later calf

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:3,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

JODE, GERARD DE AND JOANNES STRADANUS

A volume of engravings to illustrate the Bible, comprising:


JODE, Gerard de. Thesaurus sacrarum historiarum Veteris Testamenti (Thesaurus Novi Testamenti). [Antwerp]: Gerard de Jode, 1585, engraved title-page, 208 engraved plates; second engraved title-page, 73 engraved plates

STRADANUS, Joannes. Passio, mors et resurrectio domini nostri Iesu Christi. [Antwerp]: Philippe Galle, [c. 1580], engraved title-page, engraved dedication, engraved portrait, 57 engraved plates

oblong folio (263 x 347mm.), seventeenth-century calf, first and third title-pages and first 4 plates cut out and laid down, worn; sold as a collection of plates not subject to return


A composite volume of plates by different artists illustrating the Bible.


PROVENANCE:

Thomas Hamilton (1721-1794), 7th earl of Haddington, armorial bookplate

Condition Report

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