Abbey Antiquarian Books[Abbey Logo]

119 Northwick Business Centre
Blockley, Moreton-in-Marsh
Glos. GL56 9RF, UK

tel:  +44 1386 701133     e-mail:

Browse Books by Catalogue:
1. Antiquarian (before 1700)
2. Antiquarian (1700-1900)
3. Children's Books (before 1900)
4. Children's Books (after 1900)
5. Pop-ups and Movables
6. Paper Dolls
7. Bewick and Woodengraving
8. Fable and Emblem Books
9. Art and Collecting
10. Biography
11. Classics (Greek/Latin)
12. Cookery
13. Crime Fiction
14. English Topography
15. Fiction
16. History
17. Medical
18. Military
19. Natural History
20. Poetry
21. Religion
22. Royalty
23. Science and Technology
24. Sport
25. Travel
26. Foreign Language Books.

Catalogue of Antiquarian Books (before 1700)

Order this Book:  click here to make your purchase through our secure server now.

In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V70980

Author Wits,Herman (1637-1708) [also known under his latinized name Witzius or Witsius]
Title MISCELLANEORUM SACRORUM Libri IV .. de prophetis & prophetia, de tabernaculi Levitici mysteriis, de collatione sacerdotii Aaronis & Christi, de synedriis Hebraeorum, de IV bestiis Danielis, de cultu Molochi .. TOMUS ALTER XXIII Excercitationes .. accesserunt ANIMADVERSIONES IRENICAE ad Controversias quasdam Anglicanas ut et ORATIONES QUINQUE.
PlacePub Utrecht
Publisher Francis Halman + Halman & William vande Water BOTH 1st First editions
Date 1692, 1700
Illustrations Frontis of Hebrews with background of sea monsters and emblematic Christ spouting fire with 7 candles by G. Hoet/J. Mulder. Woodcut printers mark to 1st TP & copperplate of a different printer's mark to 2nd TP + 5 folding plates one with flap to be lifted
Description Two Volumes quarto laced through full vellum, not quite uniform bindings (spine darkened to second volume/tips worn). All edges sprinkled red and both stamped Ambrose Swasey Library to lower fore-edge. Frontis + Titlepage with emblematic woodcut printer's mark +[24]pp Dedication & to Reader +859pp +[49]pp index, Volume 2 titlepage in red and black with copperplate printer's mark +[14]pp dedication & contents +folding portrait if Wits +951pp +[56]pp indices. There are 11 blindstamps of the Crozier Theological Seminary to each volume, none on printed area except that on frontispiece which encroaches on the imprint below illustration. Plates are of building of the Tabernacle, includes a neat flap engraved as a curtain that can be lifted to see the inner sactum. Entirely clean, though a few pages are minimally more tanned as paper quality varied. *Deals with various more esoteric theology such as prophesy, revelations, ecstacies, Beasts of Daniel IV, Jewish rites and customs, some 60 pages about America etc by this noted Dutch theologian. Text in Latin with Greek and Hebrew. Shoulder notes printed through out and a few large floriated head- and tailpieces. Clean and crisp.
Booknumber V70980
Price Price: GBP 410.00 or USD 574.00
Picture [No Picture Available]

Send us an enquiry about this Book:                     Visa MC

Order this Book:  click here to make your purchase through our secure server now.

Thank you for visiting

John and Anne Adye