[Biblia]. Busato, Giovanni et al. Series of Biblical scenes.

No place or date, [c. 1840].

Small oblong folio (315 x 234 mm). 27 engravings (Comiratto, Viviani etc. inc.). Contemp. unsophisticated wrappers.


Crucial scenes from the Old Testament, including Creation, Cain and Abel, Noah's Ark, Sodom and Gomorrah, Esau and Jacob, and parts of the story of Joseph and his brothers. Most of the drawings are works of Giovanni Busato (1806-86; cf. Thieme/Becker V, 278).

Slight brownstaining; restored tears to last three plates.

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