Auction 102, Lot 540

"[Lot of 2 Engravings]", Scheuchzer, Johann Jakob

Subject: Religion

Period: 1735 (circa)

Publication: Kupfer-Bibel

Color: Hand Color

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Pair of fine copper engravings from Scheuchzer's Copper Bible, which described the physical world in the context of the Bible in fine copper engravings. Tab. DCCXXXVI is a scene from Acts XXVIII, v.3. [8" x 12.5"]. Tab. XLI is from Genesis VI v. 15. [7.2" x 12.1"]. Scheuchzer, the father of paleontology, is famous for his fossil collection, his systematic exploration of the Alps and his numerous publications on geology, geophysics and natural sciences.

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Condition: A

Small tear in lower blank margin, on one only.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $95

Closed on 3/5/2003

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