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Lot 884

Calmet's Dictionary of the Holy Bible, Dutch Edition, 16 Assorted Maps & Engravings

Estimate: $200 - $300

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Sixteen (16) double-page engraved plates and maps from the Dutch edition of Antoine Augustin Calmet's (French, 1672-1757) Dictionary of the Holy Bible, 1725-1731. Includes Conquest of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar (Verovering van Jerusalem, Door Nebucadnezar); View and Image of The Palace of Solomon, Otherwise Called the House of the Forest of Lebanon (Gezicht en Afbeelding van Het Paleis van Saloman, Anders Genaamt het Huis des Woudts van Libanon); View and Plan of Bethany (Gezicht en Ontwerp van het Vlek Bethanien); New Map of Old Jerusalem (Nieuwe Plattegrond van het Oude Jeruzalem); View of the City and Harbor of Tripolis in Syria (Gezicht van de Stadt en Haven van Tripolis in Syrie); Solemnities of the Day of Atonement (Plechtigheden van den Grooten Verzoendag); Siege of Jerusalem, By Nebuchadnezzar (Belegering van Jerusalem, Door Nebucadnezar); Solemn Invitation of the People of Israel By Blessing and Curse (Plechtige Inwyinge van het Volk Israels Door Zegen en Vloek); Noah's Ark (De Arke van Noach); Description of Ancient Jerusalem (Beschryving van het Oude Jeruzalem); Image of the City of Nazareth (Afbeelding van de Stad Nazareth); The City of Ramah, West of Jerusalem, Between Lydda and Joppa (De Stadt Rama, Ten Westen van Jeruzalem, Tusschen Lydda en Joppe); View of the Island and Harbor of Pathmos (Gezicht van het Eiland en Haven Van Pathmos); Ceremony of the Burning of the Red Veerse Buyten and the Israelite Army (Plechtigheit van het Verbranden der Rode Veerse Buyten het Leeger Israels); Description of the Allies of Israel Surrounding the Tabernacle, Presented in the Desert (Beschryving van de Legeringen Israels Rondom den Tabernakel, Opgerecht in de Woestyn); and Image of Mount Olive (Afbeelding van den Olyfberg). All loose, unframed. Dimensions between 13 3/4" H x 18 3/4" W - 16 3/16" H x 20 1/8" W.

Condition

Overall very good condition, with negligible foxing and toning. Some margins trimmed or folded. All taped to paper mats except View of the City and Harbor of Tripolis in Syria.

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The Collection of Dr. Joe Newsom Rawlings, Davisboro, Georgia.