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Martin, John, 1789-1854, ill., engraver.

Illustrations of the Bible / designed and engraved by John Martin.

London : Charles Tilt, MDCCCXXXIX [1839]
Physical Description:
[24] leaves, [20] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 38 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8026 .M37 1839+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Michael D. Coe, Yale MAH 1968
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Old Testament scenes, mainly from Genesis and Exodus. Each plate has the appropriate text on the facing leaf.
For description of earlier editions, see: Ray, Gordon Norton. The Illustrator and the Book in England from 1790 to 1914, entries 70 and 70a.
Wees, J.D. Darkness visible, page 40
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary blue boards, with leather spine label.
Subject Terms:
Bible -- Illustrations.
Bible. Old Testament -- Illustrations.
Mezzotints -- 1839.
Tilt, Charles, 1797-1861, publisher.

  • The Creation
  • The Fall of Man
  • The Judgment of the Almighty
  • The Expulsion From Paradise
  • The Death of Abel
  • The Deluge
  • God's Covenant with Noah
  • The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah
  • The Daughter of Pharaoh Finding Moses
  • Moses and the Burning Bush
  • The Seventh Plague
  • The Destruction of Pharaoh's Host
  • Moses Breaketh the Tables
  • Fall of the Walls of Jericho
  • Joshua Commanding the Sun to Stand Still
  • David Spareth Saul at Hachilah
  • The Captive Israelites
  • Belshazzar's Feast
  • Fall of Babylon
  • Fall of Nineveh.

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