A pocket size COMPLETE Netherlands - Dutch
Church Book / Bible
from 1875 in a nicely preserved condition. It has an original full
dark leather cover with a four raise bands spine and a large (orignal)
silver closing clasp.
This book - intented to be
brought to and used in church - contains the complete text of the New Testament ("Nieuwe
Testament - Statenvertaling - State Bible')
and is bound with "het Boek der Psalmen" (book
of psalms), with all Biblical psalms set to music and "Nevens
Gezangen bij de Hervormde Kerk van Nederland", a collection of
hymns used in the Netherlands Reformed Churches printed in 1875. The
last section of this Bible/Church Book contains a section of "Christelijke
gebeden" (church prayers)
VERY GOOD (VG)
The Bible's binding, spine are in good working working order.
All pages are present and in a very good condition. Clean pages. Some
writing in the front but not in the text itself. Gold gilt
pages. Original binding, endpapers and claps. There is the beginning
of a split/crack at the hinge of the front cover with the spine and
a small tear is present at the bottom and top of the hinge.
A very special
Dutch church book.