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Auction 102, Lot 540

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

Subject: Religion

Period: 1735 (circa)

Publication: Kupfer-Bibel

Color: Hand Color

See Description

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.


Condition: A

Small tear in lower blank margin, on one only.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $95

Closed on 3/5/2003