Title Icones biblicae Veteris et Novi Testamenti. Figuren Biblischer Historien Alten und Neuen Testaments.
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Augsburg ; Nu¨rnberg Augustae Vind[elicorum] : Proprio aere aeri incisæ, et venalis expositae a Melchiore Kysel ... Anno Christiano MDCLXXIX 1679
Seller ID 097654
Bookplate of Henry Moore ? Earl of Drogheda ( 1700-27) He inherited his title and estates at the age of 13, when his father and grandfather died in quick succession. Drogheda rapidly became a debauchee, and after squandering large sums, died at the age of 26, leaving his younger brother a heavily encumbered estate.Book measures 8 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches. 5 parts in 1 volume, 2 engraved frontispieces, 5 engraved titles, 1 engraved end leave and 241 copper plates with engraved text in Latin and German. Bound in half vellum, [ probably about 200 years ago ], marble boards, gilt title lettering, full coloured edges, marble endpapers. Vellum rubbed, dust/dirt marked, short split on bottom joint, slightly sprung. Binding in good solid condition. Internally, short closed tear on one page, occasional minor staining to margin. Pages, illustrations in very good clean condition throughout. A nice copy.