A collection of thirty-eight old wood cuts, (collected in Germany) illustrative of the New Testament. With a concise explanation of each subject. Printed from the original blocks in the possession of the publishers.

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Authors: Boosey and Sons (Publisher), Unwin Brothers (Firm).
Associated Name: Johnson, J. (Printer)
Format: Book
Published: London : Printed by J. Johnson for Boosey and Sons, 1818.
Physical Description:4 p., 38 leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 28 cm
Place of Publication:
England -- London.
General note:The "Biblia pauperum" of Unwin Brothers Ltd., London, published in New York, by A.C. Armstrong & Son, 1885, contains the same plates printed from reduced reproductions of the wood blocks. (See digitised copy in the Getty Research Institute)
Woodcuts from woodblocks, considered for a long time to have been made in or about 1540, and now quite definitively proven to be a fraud.- cf. Schreiber, W.L. Handbuch der Holz- und Metallschnitte des XV. Jahrhunderts. Bd. 6, p. 87-89, and Bd. 8, p. 148-152.
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