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Extra illustrated "Staten Bijbel"

Bybel, dat is, de gansche H. Schrift, vervattende alle de kanonyke boeken des Ouden en Nieuwen Testaments.
Gorinchem, Nicolas Goetzee, 1748. 2 volumes. Large folio. With engraved allegorical frontispiece by J. Punt after J. de Wit, large engraved vignette by J. Punt on title, 12 double-page folding engraved maps by W.A. Bachine, including a plan of Jerusalem, and 61 double-page engraved plates by Jan Luyken, including 2 with four half-page illustrations to one plate, and extra mounted on endpapers of both volumes 8 half-page engraved bible-illustrations by G. de Jode, all richly coloured by hand. Contemporary calf over wooden boards, spines ribbed and richly gilt in a fine light flower design, with broad richly ornamental gilt borders and elegant gilt inner-panel with large gilt flowers at the four corners and large flowered gilt central ornaments. [12], 19, [3], 342, [2], 151; [4], 12, 172, [4], 77 ll.
€ 12,500
Edition by Nicolas Goetzee of the Dutch Staten Bijbel (States Bible, the authorized translation first published in 1637), newly illustrated with 12 folding double-page maps, each map accompanied by a folding double-page leaf with explanatory text, and extra illustrated with the large series of Bible scenes by Jan Luyken, generally known as "Icones Biblicae" and originally published without a letterpress title or text by Pieter Mortier in 1708. The series consisted of 62 large folio prints, including the title-print not included by Goetzee. The series is here in second state with the address of P. Mortier replaced by J. Covens & Mortier. The text is printed in Roman type, and our copy is bound in a fine richly gold-tooled Dutch binding of the period.
In good condition. Bijbel en prent 21 (idem with the Luyken-series); Cat. Bijbel-tentoonstelling Amst. 1914, 1255; Poortman I, p. 248; for Luyken's print-bible: Poortman II, p. 131; Van Eeghen & Van der Kellen 429.
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