Auction 126, Lot 8

"Samuelis Bocharti Opera Omnia", Bocharti, Samuelis

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1712 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 13 inches
20.3 x 33 cm

This is the title page from a complete edition of the works of Samuel Bochart that was published in Leiden by Bornelius Boutesteyn and Samuel Luchtmans. Samuel Bochart was a French Biblical scholar in the seventeenth century. This interesting scene shows Adam with the many animals in the Garden of Eden. A small inset in a scroll above the scene shows a scholar reclining in front of the Tower of Babel.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/3/2008

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