Title: De Kleine Print-bybel, 1731
Author: Gerard Puppius Hondius
Publisher: Tot Amsterdam, by Gerrit Bouman
An early 18th century edition of Hondius’ Small Print-Bybel, where in various illustrations a multitude of Biblical proverbs were explained, for the amusement of youth, and to learn to depict every thing accurately, and to call by its proper name, also the proverbs of Holy Scripture can be easily recalled by name.
There are 149 of 150 plates throughout, depicting various Biblical proverbs.
Worldcard records 38 existing copies of this edition in libraries.
One volume in 12mo, (15)+149 leaves
On note of condition, this volume is in good shape, with rubbing and wear to the binding, and stress to the hinges. There are numerous signs of restoration, mainly to the reverse of each plate. There is minor staining throughout. Plate 105 is lacking.