Lot 519

BINDING - Bible, in Dutch.

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
Hammer price: £1,800
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

BINDING - Bible, in Dutch. Biblia Dat is De gantsche H. Schrift. Dordrecht: [publisher's name too small to be legible], 1777. Engraved title and 6 plates [bound with:]   Het Nieuwe Testament. Amsterdam: By H. Brandt, D. Onder de Linden (and others), 1776. 7 engraved plates [and:]  Het Boek der Psalmen. Amsterdam: By H. Brandt, D. Onder de Linden (and others), 1775. Together 3 works in one volume, tall 8vo (140 x 80mm). Contemporary Dutch dark grey velvet over boards, the covers with gold borders of garlands, the gold clasps with figures of Moses and Aaron, the clasp bosses with figures of the four Evangelists, the underside of the upper clasp engraved "Etjen G. Busschers 1788", the underside of the lower clasp engraved [?]"W. J26 J/4 Eng.", gilt edges (joints torn and weak), modern cloth box. Provenance: JOHN ROLAND ABBEY (red armorial label, and with his green morocco armorial label on the box); Etjen G. Busschers (see above); old annotation on endpapers. Sold as a binding, not subject to return.

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