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Book Description

LADIES’ GIRDLE BINDING BIBLE Biblia dat is de Gantsche H. Schrifture... Amsterdam: N. Burgers, c. 1690. [after 1681, date of licence] Small 8vo. 140 x 80 mm. unpaginated.
Dealer Notes
Contemporary tortoiseshell binding, with engraved silver hinges, corner pieces and clasps, one clasp with the owner’s initials [M.V.L.]. Heavy vellum laid to pastedown, inner joints opening slightly but text block sound, gilt edges, gauffered at edges. Small crack to tortoiseshell of upper cover but a well preserved example the chain and clasps complete and in working order.
A lovely example and rare to find complete with the chain.
Author LADIES’ GIRDLE BINDING
Date c. 1690

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