Het Nieuwe Testament (1778) and David's Psalmen (1756). Dutch.
Het Nieuwe Testament (1778) and David's Psalmen (1756)
Het Nieuwe Testament (1778) and David's Psalmen (1756)
Het Nieuwe Testament (1778) and David's Psalmen (1756)
Het Nieuwe Testament (1778) and David's Psalmen (1756)
Het Nieuwe Testament (1778) and David's Psalmen (1756)

Het Nieuwe Testament (1778) and David's Psalmen (1756)

[Amsterdam] / Haarlem: [Ratelband and Bouwer] / Izaak and Joh Enschedé [and] Izaak Van Der Vinne, 1778 /1776. Het Nieuwe Testament offe alle Booken des Nieuwen Verbondts onses Heeren Jesu Christi door last van de H.M. Heeren Staten Generaal der Vereenigoe Nederlanden envolgens het bestuyt vande Sinode Nationaal, gehouden in die Jaaren 1618 en de 1619 Tot Dordrecht 1778 bound with Davids Psalmen in't Nederduits Bermyd Den Durden Druk Te Haarlem Izaak and Joh Enschedé [and] Izzak Van Der Vinne.

Twelvemo (14 x 8cm); 1046pp (unpaginated except for the hymns at the end); 2 illustrated title pages (New Testament and Psalms of David) plus 24 full page plates; contemporary boards covered in coarse black cloth.
Collation: *, A - S12, T4; *5; A - Y12, Z - Cc6, Dd8, Ee.

Overall in very good clean condition if trimmed a bit close, presentation on the first page awarded on Feb 26, 1786 to Trijntje Pietere Stoffels in the Mennonite Church in Zandaam; occasional rust mark, one gathering (N-N12) particularly age-toned; Cloth cover worn away in small patches. SIGNED on the verso of the t.p. by Johanness Jacobus Kessler. Very good. Item #1325

Charming Dutch language Bible awarded to a young Mennonite ("doopgezinde") in the trading town of Zaandam, 1786. There is no printer's name on the title page of the New Testament but Ratelband and Bouwer are mentioned on the verso of the same. The title page depicts the nativity and displays the Dutch Republic motto Unity makes strength (Eendracht maakt macht). Bound with the Psalms (set to music) and with 53pp of hymns at the end. David's Psalmen is attributed to both Enschedé (printer) and Van der Vinne (engraver and publisher).

Price: $500.00

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