A Curious Hieroglyphick Bible, Or Select Passages In The New & Old Testament


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A Curios Hierogyphick Bible; or, Select Passages in the Old and New Testaments, represented with emblematical figures, for the Amusement of Youth: designed chiefly to familiarize tender Age, in a pleasing and diverting Manner, with early Ideas of the Holy Scriptures. To which are subjoined, a short Account of the Lives of the Evangelists, and other Pieces, illustrated with Cuts. The eleventh edition.

London: T. Hodgson, c1792. 118pp. Elaborate wood-engraved frontispiece, with nearly 500 woodcut emblems in-text. Small hardcover. Multiple inscriptions from previous owners, two in ink from 1810 to title page, and to the rear inside board from 1935, several signatures in-text in ink. Re-bound in 19thc boards, corners rubbed, top of cloth slightly loose over spine, binding sound, page edges worn, a good copy.