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An album of 230 woodcut illustrations by Bernard Salomon for Claude Paradin's "Quadrins historiques de la Bible", originally published by Jean de Tournes in 1553; all showing Biblical scenes from the Old Testament
Woodcuts inlaid in album pages
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Height: 57 millimetres (images size, average)
Width: 80 millimetres
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- This run of print does not include all the prints from "Quadrins historiques" contained in the album; see 1863,0214.1205-1299 for rest of the illustrations.
"Quadrins historiques" were first published in 1553. The woodcuts were subsequently re-used by Jean de Tournes in various editions of the Bible (see for instance 1972,U.921.1-145 and 1904,0206.159) as well as in emblem books.
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Associated Title: Quadrins historiques de la Bible
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