Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Histoires Extraites de la Bible [Première Série]

Genève; Paris: Mme Suzanne Guers; J. J. Risler, 1830. First French-language edition. Hardcover. 24mo. [6], 204pp. Original printed paper covered boards. All paper edges yellow. This rare First French-language edition of Rev. Bourne Hall Draper's stories of the Bible is illustrated with 19 full page plates featuring 38 striking engravings (2 per plate). The images depict the most important biblical scenes from Adam and Eve under the tree of knowledge to the Crucifixion of Jesus. Head of spine chipped. Spine cocked. Moderate rubbing along edges. Text in French. Binding in overall good-, interior in very good condition. g- to vg. Item #39499

About the author: Bourne Hall Draper (1775-1843) was educated for the Baptist Ministry at the Bristol Academy, under the Rev. Dr. J. Rylands. He was pastor of the Baptist Church at Chipping Norton 1804, and subsequently at Southampton, where he died in 1843.

Price: $175.00

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