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[BIBLE]
[Holy Bible - Czech]

Published
n.p. 1946
Plates
245
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
n.p. 1946
Ref
808

Old Czech Hand coloured Illustrations Large Holy Bible. A fabulous oversize Holy Bible that features a hand coloured illustration on every page of a scene depicting the story told on the same page. Approximately 1/2 the page is the illustration and 1/2 the page is text. There are a total of 235 illustrations. Some of the engravings are signed or signed & numbered while others are not. An amazing work, and a beautiful rendition of the Bible. Page 1 starts with Creation. There are eight chapters in the Old Testament - 155 pages/155 illustrations. Chapter one is History featuring Creation, Adam & Eve, Cain & Abel, etc. Chapter two - Patriarchs including Abraham, Jacob, Job, Noah. Chapter three - Genesis - story of Moses and the 10 Commandments. Chapter four - Joshua & Judges including the Walls of Jericho and Samson. Chapter five - Kingdom of Saul, David & Solomon. Chapter six - Israeli - and partitioning. Chapter seven - Rise of Judea before the fall of Babylon- and Daniel. Chapter eight - Rise of Judea after the fall of Babylon - including Ester. There are six chapters in the New Testament - 80 pages/80 illustrations. Chapter one is Birth & Childhood of Jesus Christ including the shepherds & three Wise Men. Chapter two is the Public Life of the Savior - including His Baptism, Sermon on the Mount, feeding of the five thousand, walking on water, etc. Chapter three is Suffering and Death of the Saviour - including the Last Supper, the Crucifix and the Burial of Christ. Chapter four is Saviour Glorification including the Resurrection and the Ascension. Chapter five is Church of Jesus Christ thru his Apostles. Chapter six is Revelations. The book is written in Czechoslovakian so the translations may not be exact. The book is oversize at 13 3/4" x 10", The first printing was performed in 1936 - this printing is from 1946. The first page is hand coloured and states Scriptures in pictures by Mother Velrejnoci 1946 along with a signature at the bottom of the page. Someone has glued a few newer color pages in the front of the book depicting Mary and two scene of Jesus. Overall excellent condition - there is some wear to the blue leather binding on the corners and edges but the book is complete. We have never seen such an interesting and beautiful rendition of the Bible as this. Published in blue cloth with embossed title in gilt to upper board and spine. Tooled in blind to boards. Corners rubbed and worn, some wear to head and tail of spine. Contents generally good. Coloured plates in order: 1. [loose verso] Christ and the Pharisees / [loose recto] Early Easter Morning. 2. [loose verso] Jesus Teaching Forgiveness / [loose recto] Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes. 3. [loose verso] Conversion of St. Paul / [loose recto ]Paul Preaching to the Athenians. 4. [Pasted on to front free endpaper - verso]Jesus with Mary and Martha / The Holy Family. 5. [Pasted on front free endpaper -recto] Mother of Our Lord. 6. Title page. 7. Frontispiece. [The parting of the Red Sea] 8. Prvy Den Stvorenia Sveta. 9. Druhy Den Stvorenia Sveta. 10. Treti Den Stvorenia Sveta. 11. Stvrty Den Stvorenia Sveta. 12. Piaty Den Stvorenia Sveta. 13. Siesty Den Stvorenia Sveta. 14. Sabbat. 15. Vzbura A Pad Anjelov. 16. Pad Prvych Ludi. 17. Vyhnazi Z Raja. 18. Tresty. 19. Obet Kainova a Abelova. 20. Bratovrazda. 21. Synovia Bozi A Synovia Sveta. 22. Stavanie Korabu. 23. Potopa. 24. Po Potope. 25. Obet Noemova. 26. Otcova Kliatba a Otcovo Pozehnanie. 27. Stavanie Veze Babylonskej. 28. Vyvolenie Abrahama. 29. Obet Melchizedechova. 30. Bozie Zaslubenie Abrahamovi. 31. Abraham Pohosti Troch Cudzincov. 32. Sodoma A Gomorrha. 33. Vyhnanie Agary. 34. Obetovanie Izaka. 35. Rebeka Pri Studni. 36. Stretnutie Na Poli. 37. Ezau A Jakub. 38. Jakubov Sen. 39. Jakub A Rachel Pri Studni. 40. Jakub Uchadza Sa O Rachel. 41. Jakubov Navrat. 42. Zapas S Anjelom. 43. Smierenie S Ezauom. 44. Jozefa Predaju Jeho Bratia. 45. Jozef Vyklada Sny Faraonove. 46. Jozefovo Povysenie. 47. Josef Dava Sa Poznat Svojim Bratom. 48. Izraeliti V Egypte. 49. Jobova Odovzdanost. 50. Job A Jeho Priatelia. 51. Jobovo Nove Pozehnanie. 52. Utrpenie Ludu V Egypte. 53. Narodenie Mojzisovo A Jeho Mladost. 54. Mojzisov Krvavy Cin. 55. Horiaci Ker. 56. Mojzis A Aron Pred Faraonom. 57. Ustanovenie Vel'konocneho Baranka. 58. Pobitie Prvorodenych. 59. Prechod Cervenym Morom. 60. Zazraky Na Pusti. 61. Vitazstvo Nad Amalekom. 62. Desatoro Bozich Prikazani. 63. Zlate Tela. 64. Potrestanie Modlosluzobnikov. 65. Nove Tabule Zakona. 66. Vyzvedaci. 67. Vzbura Koreova A Jeho Privrzencov. 68. Aronov Prut. 69. Medeny Had. 70. Proroctvo Balaamovo. 71. Mojzis Sklada Ruky Na Jozua. 72. Mojzis Na Hore Nebo. 73. Prorokova Smrt. 74. Rahab Zachranuje Dvoch Izraelsky Ch Vyzvedacov. 75. Priechid Cez Jordan. 76. Jozue A Anjel Panov. 77. Pad Jericha. 78. Dobytie Mesta Hai. 79. Vitazstvo Nad Amorejcanmi. 80. Pat Kral'ov V Jaskyni Makeda. 81. Rozdelenie Zeme. 82. Jahel A Zizara. 83. Gedeon Povolany Za Sudcu. 84. Gedeonovo Vitazstvo Nad Madiancami. 85. Smrt Bratrovraha Abimelecha. 86. Jeftov Slub. 87. Samsonov Boj S Levom. 88. Samsonov Boj Proti Filistincom. 89. Samsonov Pad. 90. Samsonova Pomsta A Smrt. 91. Rut A Jej Svokra. 92. Booz A Rut. 93. Samuelovo Narodenie. 94. Samuelovo Povolanie. 95. Heliho Smrt. 96. Pomazanie Saula Za Kral'a. 97. Saulovo Odvrhnutie. 98. David Pomazany Za Krala. 99. Davidov Boj S Goliatom. 100. Saul Prenasleduje Davida. 101. David A Jonatan. 102. Davidova Velkodusnost. 103. David A Abigail. 104. Saul U Carodejnici V Endor. 105. Saulova Smrt. 106. David Stal Sa Kralom Nad Pokolenim Judovym. 107. David Pohaneny Mikolou. 108. David Pad A Pokanie. 109. Davidov Trest. 110. Semej Zloreci Davidovi. 111. Absalomova Smrt. 112. Davidovi Hrdinovia. 113. Davidovo Scitanie Ludu. 114. Salamun Pomazany Za Krala. 115. Chvalospevy Krala Davida. 116. Davidova Kajucnost. 117. Prosebne Zalmy Davidove. 118. Podakujuci Zalm Davidov. 119. Salamunov Rozsudok. 120. Stavba Chramu Salamunovho. 121. Kralovna Zo Saby U Salamuna. 122. Svata Laska. 123. Salamunova Modlosluzba. 124. Rozdelenie Rise. 125. Proroka Eliasa Zivi Krkavec. 126. Vdova Sareftska. 127. Elais Dal Pobit Knazov Balovych. 128. Elias Na Hore Horeb. 129. Achabova Smrt. 130. Elias Do Neba Vzaty. 131. Syn Sunamitkin. 132. Smrt Jezabely. 133. Proroctva Izaiasove. 134. Ezechiasova Modlitba. 135. Mlady Tobias A Sara. 136. Judit Stala Holofernesovi Hlavu. 137. Juditin Navrat. 138. Najdenie Knihy Zakona. 139. Povolanie Jeremiasa. 140. Skaza Heruzalema. 141. Plac Jeremiasa Proroka. 142. Povolanie Ezechielovo. 143. Zuzana A Dvaja Starsi Ludu. 144. Daniel Zachrani Zuzanu Pred Smrtou. 145. Daniel A Kral Baltazar. 146. Daniel V Levovej Jame. 147. Navrat Zo Zajatia. 148. Stavanie Noveho Chramu. 149. Ester. 150. Mardocheus. 151. Opravovanie Mestskych Murov. 152. Pokanie Ludu. 153. Mudrost A Bazen Bozia. 154. Prava Laska Rodicov A Dietok. 155. Heliodor. 156. Antiochus. 157. Sedem Bratov Machabejskych. 158. Matatias. 159. Juda Machabejsky. 160. Nebesky Jazdec. 161. Zjevenie Oniasa A Jeremiasa. 162. Bratia Machabejskeho. 163. Obedientia / Patientia. Novy Zakon (New Order). 164. Zacharias V Chrame. 165. Zvestovanie Panny Marie. 166. Navstivenie Panny Marie. 167. Narodenie Sv. Jana Krstitela. 168. Pastieri Pri Betleheme. 169. Narodenie Pana. 170. Prvi Poslovia Vykupitelovi. 171. Obetovanie Pana Jezisa V Chrame. 172. Prichod Troch Kralov. 173. Napomenutie Anjelovo. 174. Betlehemske Pacholiatka. 175. Utek Do Egypta. 176. Dvanastrocny Jezis V Chrame. 177. Jan, Predchodca Panov. 178. Pokrstenie Pana Jezisa. 179. Pokusanie Pana Jezisa Na Pusti. 180. Svedoctvo Janovo. 181. Prvi Ucenici Jezisovi. 182. Svadba V Kane Galilejskej. 183. Vyhnanie Predavacov Z Chramu. 184. Rozhovor S Nikodemon. 185. Jezis A Samaritanka. 186. Rec Na Hore. 187. Uzdravenie Porazeneho. 188. Dcera Jairova. 189. Uzdravenie Dvoch Slepych. 190. Statie Jana Krstitela. 191. Mladenec Naimsky. 192. Jezis A Kajuca Hriesnica. 193. Burka Na Mori. 194. Gerazensky Zazrak. 195. Prve Rozoslanie Apostolov. 196. Zazracne Rozmnozenie Chlebov. 197. Jezis Kraca Po Mori. 198. Vyznanie Petrovo. 199. Premenenie Pana. 200. Jezis V Dome Marie A Marty. 201. Milosrdny Samaritan. 202. Marnotratny Syn. 203. Bohac A Chudobny Lazar. 204. Farizej A Mytnik. 205. Cudzolozna Zena Pred Kristom. 206. Vzkriesenie Lazara. 207. Jezis, Priatel Dietok. 208. Jezis V Betanii. 209. Jezis Slavnostne Vchadza Do Jeruzalema. 210. Umyvanie Noh. 211. Ustanovenie Obeti Omse Svatej. 212. Jezis Na Hore Olivovej. 213. Jezis Zajaty. 214. Jezis Pred Kajfasom. 215. Peter Zapre Jezisa. 216. Judasovo Zufalstvo. 217. Jezisa Bicuju A Trnim Korunuju. 218. Jezis Na Smrt Odsudeny. 219. Jezis Nesie Kriz. 220. Jezis Na Krizi Umiera. 221. Jezisa Do Hrobu Davaju. 222. Jezisovo Zmrtvychvstamie. 223. Zeny Pri Hrobe. 224. Maria Magdalena Hlada Pama. 225. Jezis Zjavuje Sa Marii Magdalene. 226. Emauzski Ucenici. 227. Jezis Zjavuje Sa Apostolom. 228. Jezis Zjavuje Sa Pri Jazere Genezaretskom. 229. Jezis Odovzdava Petrovi Najvyssi Pastiersky Urad. 230. Kristovo Nanebovstupenie. 231. Soslanie Ducha Svateho. 232. Uzdravenie Chromeho Od Narodenia. 233. Ukamenovanie Sv. Stefana. 234. Komornik Etiopskej Kralovnej. 235. Savlovo Obratenie. 236. Pokrstenie Pohana Kornelia. 237. Pavol A Barnabas V Lystre. 238. Pavol V Atenach. 239. Rozlucka Sv. Pavla V Efeze. 240. Sv. Pavol V Rime. 241. Zjavenia Syna Cloveka. 242. Prvych Sest Pecati. 243. Siedma Pecat. 244. Nebesky Jeruzalem. 245. Cas Priestor.