- Apart from the following minor imperfections a fine copy: lacks 8 prints (incl. 5 prints of one series); occas. sl. (water)stained (mainly in blank margin); occas. (sl.) fingersoiled/ foxed in lower outer corner/ outer blank margin; 5 plates at the beginning bound in w. cramped margin; occas. w. contemp. manuscript indication of bible chapters in lower border of print; all leaves w. ms page number in upper blank outer corner; a few prints w. Dutch caption in old manuscript in pen and ink in lower blank margin (outside the plate mark).
= A rare copy of an almost complete De Jode printbible, containing numerous beautitful and complete series by/ after a.o. the Wierix brothers, the Sadeler brothers, members of the Galle family, Hiëronymous Cock, Marten de Vos, Marten Heemskerk, Harmen Muller, Peter de Jode, Gerard de Jode etc. etc. The complete series are rare, as the prints of which they consist have often been separated from each of for commercial reasons. Adams B 1965; Funck 344; Poortman II, p.18-21. SEE ILLUSTRATIONS PLATE XCVI.