Icones Veteris Testamenti; Illustrations of the Old Testament, Engraved on Wood, From Designs by Hans Holbein. [Publisher’s device after Aldus].
by [Holbein, Hans, the Younger] Dibdin, Thomas Frognall.
8vo. London: William Pickering, 1830. 8vo,188 leaves, [1-5] 6-14 (360) (=376p.). With 90 wood engravings after Holbein by John and Mary Byfield. Old blue marbled cloth, bookplates of Robert Pirie and another, a very good copy, scarce. First edition with an introduction by Dibdin. The Old Testament text accompanying each engraving is in five languages. The advertisement in vol.II of the Pickering Aldine Poets 1830, includes the note, ‘Dr. Dibdin has given five specimens of the wood cuts in his Bibliographical Decameron, vol. i. 174-180, where will be found a copious account of this work.’ Windle and Pippin A50a. Jackson 73. (Inventory #: 107175)
Bibles, theology and religion, Bindings, Early & Fine Printing, Illustrated Books, William Blake & His Circle, Illuminated Manuscripts, Private Press Books, T.F. Dibdin, Mary Wollstonecraft, Children's Books 1600-1950
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