The 2017 Olympia Book Fair is now closed.

We are excited to announce that in 2018 the Fair is relocating
to Battersea Evolution, 24-26 May 2018.
Van Meelstraat 12
Zwijndrecht
The Netherlands
3331 KR
Contact J.B. de Roo
Telephone +31 (0)78 612 40 81
Mobile +31 (0)6 182 151 09
Specialists Bibles, Theology, History, Church History & Handcoloured Works
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Van Meelstraat 12
Zwijndrecht
The Netherlands
3331 KR
Contact J.B. de Roo
Telephone +31 (0)78 612 40 81
Mobile +31 (0)6 182 151 09
Specialists Bibles, Theology, History, Church History & Handcoloured Works
Antiquariaat De Roo
Stand B08

Beautifully Handcoloured Printbible

Basnage, Jakob/Hooghe, Romeyn de

't Groot Waerelds Tafereel, Waar in de Heilige en Waereldsche Geschiedenissen en Veranderingen zedert de Schepping des Waerelds, tot het uiteinde van de Openbaring van Joannes, Worden afgemaalt, en ieder Konst-prent door Godsgeleerde Wysgeerige en Waereldlyke Uitleggingen, benevens de Tydrekeningen of Jaarboeken der Gevallen des Waerelds, naaukeurig in ´t Frans beschreeven. Wyders vertaalt, en met Vaarzen verrykt door den Hr. Mr. Abraham Alewyn., Amsterdam, Jacob Lindenberg c.1702

3 volumes in 1 binding, (frontispiece with explanation, 6, portrait) 158, 92, 66 p. Contemporary Leather with 7 raised bands, decorated with gilt, large Folio H. 43,3 x L. 27 x W. 6 cm. (The front- and back cover decorated with biblical images, the spine is restored at the edges, printed on large paper.)

Beautiful, handcoloured edition of the 'Groot Waerelds Tafereel', with the frontispiece, 1 portrait, 4 maps, numerous vignettes and the engravings from Romeyn de Hooghe, 94 in the Old Testament, 95-104 in the Apocrypha and 105-140 in the New Testament. Under each engraving is added a 'Dichtkundige Verklaaring' followed by a poem from Alwyn. All 140 engravings with a total of 800 different images, vignettes, and maps are contemporary handcoloured and heightened with gold. The colours that were used are still remarkably bright and the engravings and some of the text have been richly decorated with accents in gilt.
£60,000