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Creator:
Fontaine, Nicolas, 1625-1709.
Title(s):

The history of the Old Testament : extracted out of sacred Scripture and writings of the fathers... / translated from the works of ... le sieur de Royaumont by Mr. John Coughen ... and supervised by Dr. Anthony Horneck, and other orthodox divines.

Additional Title(s):

Histoire du Vieux et du Nouveau Testament. English.

Published/Created:
London, Printed by Samuel Roycroft, for Richard Blome ..., 1688-1690.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill., maps ; 46 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A B 7
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Plates engraved by Peter Paul Bouche, Johannes Kip, Frederick Hendrick Van den Hove, Michael Van der Gucht, Richard Palmer, Leonard Burnford, L. Masson, P. Mason and Paul van Somer; after G. Freman and Bernard Lens.
Vol. 1 has date 1690; v.2 is dated 1688.
Title within red and black line border; red line border.
Vol. 2 has title: The history of the New Testament, being an historical account of the ... life ... of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ ... with the lives of the apostles ... and ... an historical chronology of such matters as are related in the canonical books of the Old and New Testament....
Folded plan of Jerusalem with insets showing the Temple, the Arc of alliance, the Altar of perfume, King Solomon, the Altar of burnt offerings, the Brazen sea, Solomon's Temple, the Tabernacle, the High priest, the Golden candlesticks, and the Table of shoe bread, signed J. Kip, between p. 128 and 129, vol. 1.
Wing (2nd ed.), 1406 (vol. 2)
Wing (2nd ed.), 1408 (vol. 1)
Subject Terms:
Bible -- History of Biblical events.
Bible -- Illustrations.
Blome, Richard -- Publisher.
Roycroft, Samuel -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1688-1690.
Contributors:
Coughen, John.
Horneck, Anthony, 1641-1697.
Bouche, Peter Paul, b. ca. 1646, engraver.
Kip, Johannes, 1653-1722, engraver.
Van den Hove, Frederick Hendrick, approximately 1628-1698, engraver.
Gucht, Michael van der, 1660-1725, engraver.
Palmer, Richard, active 1680-1700, engraver.
Burnford, Leonard, 1681-1715, engraver.
Masson, L., engraver.
Masson, P., engraver.
Somer, Paul van, 1576-1621, engraver.
Freman, G., ill.
Lens, Bernard, 1659-1725, ill.
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