SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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SATCHWELL, Richard.
Scripture Costume...

Published
London: Printed for Samuel Leigh by W. Clowes, 1819.
Plates
20
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
London: Printed for Samuel Leigh by W. Clowes, 1819.
Ref
27

Folio. Contemporary three-quartered black Calf. FIRST EDITION. 20 hand-coloured plates of Biblical characters in historical costume in scarce contemporary boards. Three marginal paper repairs to verso of plates occasional faint foxing and soiling light rubbing to boards joints starting but strong. An extremely good copy. SCARCE. Coloured plates in order: 1. Costume of Noah. 2. Costume of Abraham. 3. Costume of Joseph. 4. Costume of Pharaoh. 5. Costume of Pharaoh's Daughter. 6. Costume of Moses. 7. Costume of Aaron. 8. Costume of Joshua. 9. Costume of David. 10. Costume of Quuen of Sheba. 11. Costume of Isaiah. 12. Costume of Nebuchadnezzar. 13. Costume of Cyrus. 14. Costume of St. John the Baptist. 15. Costume of the Virgin mary. 16. Costume of Christ. 17. Costume of the Pharisee. 18. Costume of Pontius Pilate. 19. Costume of St. John the Evangelist. 20. Costume of St. Paul.