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de Hooge - 1721 (New Testament)

These are the famous biblical engravings by Romeyn de Hooge (1645 or '46-1708). De Hooge was a well known engraver who worked in the style of Rembrant. These are from a fine later edition (1st. ed. 1703). Most pages had two engravings with text on the back. As was common, our pages were cut at some point in the past to separate the two images. Text and poems at the bottom of some of the pictures are in Dutch. These images are featured in Poortman's book on Dutch illustrated bibles. Most have a central, large scene, with four smaller scenes from the same biblical book. Images are 7.25" x 5.75." All engravings have in their bottom margin "Rom. de Hooge Inventor et fecit. I. Lindenberg Excudit cum Privilegio".
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Joan [John] [Center] 19:2. [Top Left] 13:2. [Top Right] 13:4. [Bottom Left] 18:3. [Bottom Right] 19:5. The Crucifixion and scenes with Pilate ("Behold Man"), Judas, etc.
[Subject of central image] "2 And the soldiers platted a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and they put on him a purple robe"; [Subject of upper left image] "2 And supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, ... to betray him"; [Subject of upper right image] "4 He riseth from supper, and laid aside his garments; and took a towel, and girded himself."; [Subject of lower left image] "3 Judas then, having received a band of men and officers from the chief priests and Pharisees, cometh thither with lanterns and torches and weapons."; [Subject of lower right image] "5 Then came Jesus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe. And Pilate saith unto them, Behold the man!"
Condition: fine; Image size: 7.5" x 5.75"
Cost:  $85   #CX3/RHN128  Keywords: John19 John13 John18 SOLD
Luca [Center] 2:8. [Left] 2:15. [Right] 2:16, Gloria in Excelsis Deo. Fig. 119: The Annunciation to the Shepherds, Babe in Manger, Etc.
[Subject of central image] "15 And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us." [Subject of left image] "8 And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night." [Subject of right image] "16 And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger. "
Page size:  9" x 7.25" Condition:  very good impression w/ no important problems.
Cost:  $35  #RHN119 Keywords: Luke2
Handel [Acts] [Center] 1:9. [Top Left] 2:1. [Top Right] 5:1[?]. [Bottom Left] 7:54. [Bottom Right] 8:38. pg. 381: Holy Ghost, Etc.
[Subject of central image] "9 And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight." [Other subjects] [TL] "1 And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place." [TR] ? [BL] "54 When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth." [BR] "38 And he commanded the chariot to stand still: and they went down both into the water, both Philip and the eunuch; and he baptized him."
Page size:  8.25" x 7.25" Condition:  good w/ no important problems (though some weakening on right center).
Cost:  $25  #RHN381  Keywords: Acts1 Acts2 Acts5 Acts7
Joan [Center] 21:1. [Top Left] 20:1. [Top Right] 20:21. [Bottom Left] 20:28. [Bottom Right] 21:15. Fig. 130: Jesus shows himself to his disciples in Galilee, Risen from the dead, Etc.
[Subject of central image] "1 After these things Jesus shewed himself again to the disciples at the sea of Tiberias; and on this wise shewed he himself." [Other subjects] [TL] "1 The first day of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchre, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre." [TR] "21 Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you." [BL] "28 And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God." [BR] "15 So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs."
Page size:  8.5" x 7.25" Condition:  a light but good impression.
Cost:  $10  #RHN130  Keywords: John20 John21
Luca [Center] 4:30. [Top Left] 7:22. [Top Right] 10:41. [Bottom Left] 19:5. [Bottom Right] 22:20. Fig. 121: Last Supper, Zaccheus in Sycamore Tree, Healings, Etc.
[Subject of central image] "But he, passing through the midst of them [in the synagogue of Nazareth], went his way." [Other subjects] [TL] tells people to go tell what they have seen about the healings and preachings [TR] to Martha: "though art careful and troubled about many things" [BL] Jesus sees Zaccheus and looks up and says come down "for to day I must abide at thy house." [BR] last supper: "This cup is the new testament in my blood, which is shed for you."
Page size:  8.25" x 7.25" Condition:  very good impression w/ no important problems.
Cost:  $20   #RHN121  Keywords: Luke4 Luke7 Luke10 Luke19 Luke22
Luca [Center] 22:63. [Top Left] 22:10. [Top Right] 22:51. [Bottom Left] 23:26. [Bottom Right] 23:28. Fig. 122: Mocking of Jesus, Etc.
[Subject of central image] "And the men that held Jesus mocked him, and smote him." [Other subjects] [TL] "...Behod, when ye are entered into the city, there shall a man meet you, bearing a pitcher of water; follow him into the house where he entereth in." [TR] "...And he touched his ear, and healed him." [BL] "...they laid hold upon one Simon...and on him they laid the cross, that he might bear it after Jesus." [BR] last supper: "...Jesus said...Daughters of Jersusalem, weep not for me, but weep for yourselves, and for your children." Page size:  8.5" x 7.5" Condition:  fine impression w/ no important problems.
Cost:  $15   #RHN122  Keywords: Luke22 Luke23

Luca [Center] 24:30. [Top Left] 23:47. [Top Right] 24:4. [Bottom Left] 24:36. [Bottom Right] 24:51. Fig. 123: Jesus explains scriptures, Jesus rises, Etc.
[Subject of central image] "...as he sat at meat with them, he took bread, and blessed it, and brake, and gave to them." [Other subjects] [TL] "Now when the the centurion saw what was done, he glorified God, saying, Certainly this was a righteous man." [TR] "...two men stood by them in shining garments" [BL] "...Jesus himself stood in the midst of them, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you." [BR] "...while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven."
Page size:  8.75" x 7" Condition:  very good impression w/ no important problems.
Cost:  $20  #RHN123  Keywords: Luke23 Luke24

Evangelium Johannem. Fig. 124: St. John and his symbol
[Subject of central image] John sits and writes inspired by powerful eagle. [Other subjects] 12 small circular images of scenes from the book of John.
Page size:  8.5" x 10" Condition:  good impression w/ no important problems.
Cost:  $15   #RHN124
Keywords: evangelist

Evangelium Lucam. Fig. 117: St. Luke and his symbol
[Subject of central image] Luke writing with bull [Other subjects] 12 small circular images of scenes from the book of Luke.
Page size:  8.5" x 9.25" Condition:  good impression w/ no important problems.
Cost:  $15   #RHN117 Keywords: evangelist SOLD
Joannes [Center] 2:9. [Top Left] 1:36. [Top Right] 1:51. [Bottom Left] 3:2. [Bottom Right] 4:1. Fig. 125: Water into wine, Jesus teaches, Angels of God ascend and descend, Etc.
[Subject of central image] "When the ruler of the feast had tasted the water that was made wine, and knew not whence it was...the governor of the feast called the bridegroom." [Other subjects] [TL] "And looking on Jesus as he walked, he [John] said, Behold the Lamb of God!" [TR] "Hereafter ye shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man." [BL] "The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God..." [BR] "... Jesus had baptized more disciples than John..."
Page size:  9" x 7.25" Condition:  fine impression w/ no important problems.
Cost:  $20   #RHN125 Keywords: John1 John2 John3 John4
Joannes [Center] 4:9. [Top Left] 4:47. [Top Right] 5:6. [Bottom Left] 6:9. [Bottom Right] 8:6. Fig. 126: Jesus and woman of Samaria, Jesus heals, Etc.
[Subject of central image] "...How is it that thou, being a Jew, askest drink of me, which am a woman of Samaria for the Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans." [Other subjects] [TL] "When he heard that Jesus was come...he went unto him, and besought him that he would come down, and heal his son: for he was at the point of death." [TR] "When Jesus saw him lie...he saith...Wilt thou be made whole?" [BL] "There is a lad here, which hath five barley loaves, and two small fishes..." [BR] "...that they might have to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wrote on the ground as though he heard them not."
Page size:  8.75" x 7.25" Condition:  good impression w/ no important problems.
Cost:  $15   #RHN126 Keywords: John4 John5 John6 John8
Joannes [Center] 19:32. [Top Left] 19:31. [Top Right] 19:33. [Bottom Left] 19:38. [Bottom Right] 19:42. Fig. 129: Jesus is crucified with the theives, Pilate, Joseph takes Jesus' body, Etc.
[Subject of central image] crucifixion with soldier breaking leg of thief [Other subjects] [TL] Jews ask Pilate to break legs and take away men on crosses because it is the sabbath. [TR] When they saw that Jesus was dead they didn't break his legs. [BL] Joseph of Arimathea gets leave from Pilate to take the body. [BR] "There laid they Jesus therefore because of the Jew's preparation day; for the sepulchre was nigh at hand."
Page size:  9" x 7" Condition:  good impression w/ "Joannes" printed low and barely below plate mark. Cost:  $60   #RHN129  Keywords: John19 cross
Handel [Acts] [Center] 27:41. [Top Left] 20:9. [Top Right] 21:27. [Bottom Left] 23:31. [Bottom Right] 28:3. Fig. 134: St. Paul on Malta, Etc.
[Subject of central image] The ship runs aground and the first part is stuck, and the back part breaks off. [Other subjects] [TL] Eutychus fallen into a deep sleep and fell from loft and taken up dead as Paul preached. [TR] The Jews lay hands on Paul in the temple. [BL] Paul taken by night to Antipatris by soldiers [BR] Paul lays a bundle of sticks on the fire and a viper grabs him.
Page size:  8.25" x 7" Condition:  fine impression w/ no important problem.  #RHN134 SOLD
Openbaaring [Revelation] of Joannes [Center] 1:19. [Top Left] 2:7.10. [Top Right] 3:4.5.7. [Bottom Left] 2:17.27. [Bottom Right] 3:18.
[Subject of central image] John writing, touched by the Son of man with cantlesticks, stars, sword from mouth, alpha and omega [TL] tree of life in paradise [TR] the book of life and the key of David [BL] a white stone with a new name known only by the saved, a rod of iron, etc. [BR] gold tried in the fire and white raiment and eyesalve "that thou mayest see"
Page size:  8.25" x 8" Condition:  pleasant but somewhat blurred impression.  #RHN391   SOLD
Openbaaring [Revelation] of Joannes Cap. 4. 5. 6. en 7. Fig. 137: Scenes from the Apocalypse of the Book of Seven Seals, the Lamb, many Angels around the throne, the five horsemen, Etc.
Subject: There is one single scene in this engraving. There are images from four chapters woven into one picture. There seems to be the heavenly scene with the elders and candlesticks and four beasts as in Ezekiel and the book with seven seals and the Lamb with the seven horns and the many angels round the throne and beasts and elders ("ten thousand times ten thousand") and and five horses and horsemen (one is death) and the souls of those slain and a blackened son and the stars falling ...
Page size:  8.5" x 9.5" Condition:  fine impression with no important problem.
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Openbaaring [Revelation] of Joannes [Center] 17:4 Seq. [Top Left] 14:1 Seq. [Top Right] 19:1. [Bottom Left] 18:1 Seq. [Bottom Right] 19:17. Fig. 139: Scenes from the Apocalypse, "Babylon the Great", Jesus with golden crown, Etc.
[Subject of central image] the woman on whose forehead is written "Mystery, Babylon the Great, the Mother of Harlots and Abominations of the Earth" riding on a beast with seven heads and ten horns [TL] a white cloud on which is Jesus with golden crown and a sickle and angel says it is time to reap and they gathered... [TR] a voice from heaven says "Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and honour, and power, unto the Lord our God." [BL] regarding Babylon [BR] an angel is seen crying to the fowl "Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God."
Page size:  8.5" x 10" Condition:  fine impression with some little double printing on left bottom.
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Mattheus [Center] 2:1. [Top Left] 1:20. [Top Right] 2:14. [Bottom Left] 2:19. [Bottom Right] 3:7. Fig. 106: Birth of Jesus, Wise men, Annunciation to Joseph, Fleeing to Egypt, Etc.
[Subject of central image] "Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem." [Other subjects] [TL] annunciation to Joseph [TR] family flees to Egypt [BL] Joseph told to go to Egypt by angel [BR] "generation of vipers"
Page size:  8.25" x 9.5" Condition:  pleasant impression w/ no important problems.
Cost:  $25   #RHN106  Keywords: Matthew1 Matthew2 Matthew3
Mattheus [Center] 8:26. [Top Left] 8:32. [Top Right] 8:3. [Bottom Left] 9:9. [Bottom Right] 9:21. Fig. 108: "Oh Ye of Little Faith", Devils into Swine, Jesus cures leprosy, Jesus meets Matthew, "I shall be made whole"
[Subject of central image] "Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm." [Other subjects] [TL] devils sent into heard of swine who jump into the sea [TR] Jesus said "Be clean" and the leprosy left him. [BL] Jesus meets Matthew and tells him to follow. [BR] "For she said within herself, If I may but touch his garment, I shall be whole."
Page size:  8.25" x 7.25" Condition:  fine impression w/ brown spot over right bible reference.
Cost:  $15   #RHN108  Keywords: Matthew8 Matthew9
Evangelium Matthaeum. Fig. 105: St. Matthew and his symbol
[Subject of central image] Matthew writing and being inspired by an angel [Other subjects] Small circular images of scenes from the book of Matthew.
Page size:  8.5" x 9.75" Condition:  pleasant impression w/ no important problems; some text rub-off on left margin - inoffensive.
Cost:  $15   #RHN105  Keywords: evangelist
Mattheus [Center] 14:11. [Top Left] 14:9. [Top Right] 14:10. [Bottom Left] 14:25. [Bottom Right] 14:31. Fig. 109: John the Baptist is beheaded, Jesus walks on the sea, "Oh thou of Little Faith", Etc.
[Subject of central image] "And his [John the Baptist's] head was brought in a charger, and given to the damsel: and she brought it to her mother." [Other subjects] [TL] Herod commands John's head be brought. [TR] "And he sent and beheaded John in the prison." [BL] "Jesus went to them walking on the sea." [BR] "And...Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore did thou doubt?"
Page size:  7.25" x 9" Condition:  fine impression w/ no important problems.
Cost:  $15   #RHN109 Keywords: Matthew14
Mattheus [Center] 26:29. [Top Left] 26:14. [Top Right] 27:5. [Bottom Left] 26:60. [Bottom Right] 26:75. Fig. 111: Judas and the silver pieces, false witness, Peter denies Jesus, Etc.
[Subject of central image] "But I say unto you, I will not drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father's kingdom." [Other subjects] [TL] "Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went unto the chief priests." [TR] "And he[Judas] cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself." [BL] "...though many false witnesses came, yet found they none. At the last came two false witnesses." [BR] "And Peter remembered the word of Jesus...Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice. And he went out, and wept bitterly."
Page size:  7.5" x 9" Condition:  fine impression w/ no important problems.
Cost:  $15   #RHN111 Keywords: Matthew26 Matthew27 betrayal
Evangelium Marcum . Fig. 113: St. Mark and his symbol
[Subject of central image] Mark writing with his lion. [Other subjects] Small circular images of scenes from the book of Mark.
Page size:  8.75" x 9.75" Condition:  pleasant impression w/ tear around plate edge at lower right corner repaired incompletely from back of print with tape but hardly noticeable.
Cost:  $15   #RHN113 Keywords: evangelist
Marcus [Center] 1:13. [Top Left] 1:25. [Top Right] 1:31. [Bottom Left] 2:11. [Bottom Right] 2:23. Fig. 114: Temptation of Jesus in the wilderness; Jesus rebukes unclean spirits; Jesus heals, Etc.
[Subject of central image] "And he was there in the wilderness forty days tempted of Satan; and was with the wild beasts; and the angels ministered unto him." [Other subjects] [TL] "And Jesus rebuked him [an unclean spirit] saying, Hold thy peace, and come out of him." [TR] "And he came and took her by the hand, and lifted her up; and immediately the fever left her..." [BL] "I say unto thee [a palsied man], Arise, and take up thy bed, and go thy way into thine house." [BR] "...he went through the corn fields on the sabbath day; and his disciples began, as they went, to pluck the ears of corn."
Page size:  8.5" x 10" Condition:  fine impression w/ no important problems.
Cost:  $10   #RHN114 Keywords: Mark1 Mark2
Marcus [Center] 11:6. [Top Left] 11:2. [Top Right] 11:14. [Bottom Left] 11:15. [Bottom Right] 12:1[?]. Fig. 115: Jesus enters Jerusalem on a donkey, Fig tree, Jesus casts out from the Temple, Etc.
[Subject of central image] Jesus rides in on a donkey. [Other subjects] [TL] Jesus tells his disciples where to find a colt and to bring it to him. [TR] Jesus says that no man will eat from the barren fig tree. [BL] Jesus went into the temple and cast out those who sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables... [BR] Jesus speaks in parables.
Page size:  7" x 8.5" Condition:  fine impression w/ no important problems.
Cost:  $15   #RHN115 Keywords: Mark11 Mark12