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With the 6 large Daniel Stoopendaal maps

[BIBLE – DUTCH - KEUR].
Biblia, dat is De gantsche H. Schrifture vervattende alle de canonijcke boecken des Ouden en des Nieuwen Testaments.
Dordrecht, Jacob and Pieter Keur; Amsterdam, Pieter Rotterdam and Pieter Rotterdam the younger, 1714. 3 parts in 1 volume. Large folio (42.5 x 27.5 cm). With engraved general title-page, a series of 6 engraved double-page folding maps by Daniël Stoopendaal (his larger set) and a series of 24 (of 25) engrave plates, with 6 engraved Biblical scenes each, by Dirk Jonkman. Contemporary blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, with brass clasps, anchor and catch plates, and corner pieces.
€ 3,500
Beautifully illustrated large folio Dutch States Bible (Statenbijbel) with 6 six maps, including a world map. They belong to the larger of two series by Daniël Stoopendaal, first published in 1702 and revised in the plates for the present Bible. They were explicitly made for the Keur Bibles with, for example, Bible scenes (rather than figures from classical mythology) decorating the world map. The world map shows two hemispheres, a copernican solar system in the upper and a ptolemaic in the lower smaller circle. The four continents are symbolically represented in the four corners.
Some of the maps with some small tear along the folds and lacking one engraved plate; hinges damaged at the ends; generally in good condition.
Darlow & Moule 3337; Poortman & Augusteijn, pp. 193-203 (G II, 2nd state, maps 1-6); Poortman, Bijbel en prent, pp. 172-176.
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