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Title:
Heemel Geschiedenis, Overwoogen naer de Denkbeelden der Poeten der Philosofen, en van Mozes
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 012884

Author: Pluche, Noel-Antoine; Van Den Bosch, Jan [translator]
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Hendrik Boussiere
Place: Amsterdam
Year: 1743
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Very Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: Octavo (standard book size)
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
First Dutch Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 2-volume set (complete). Text is in Dutch. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. 2 volumes bound in vellum, speckled text blocks; Vol. I: pp. [50], 549, [34] pages with a frontispiece and 23 plates featuring ancient Greek, Roman and Egyption symbols and art; Vol. II: lacks frontispiece, pp. 540, [12]. Translated into Dutch from Noel-Antoine Pluche’s French “Histoire du ciel considere selon les idees des poets, des philosophes, et de Moise” (1739). An attempt to scientifically prove Genesis through physics and Mosaic cosmogony. Covers stained and bowed (as is common with vellum bindings), blue ink stamp on half-title pages of both volumes, Vol. I has some dampstaining on top right corner of first 50 pages or so, overall these books have clean interiors with bold plates. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 14 oz. Category: Religion & Theology; Dutch Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 012884.