Section 11. Illustrated Bibles

102. Piscator Bible

1646, National Library of Belarus, Minsk

An album of woodcuts on biblical stories with comments in Latin by a printer, woodcut master and publisher Nicholas Piscator used to be very popular in 17-18th cc. It includes about 500 woodcuts by the best Dutch masters of the second half of the 16th c. – 17 c. The presented edition was printed in 1646 in Alkmaar, the text was written by the Dutch Mennonite Philip Skhabalie (Филипп Схабалье) in Dutch.
An album of woodcuts on biblical stories with comments in Latin by a printer, woodcut master and publisher Nicholas Piscator used to be very popular in 17-18th cc. It includes about 500 woodcuts by the best Dutch masters of the second half of the 16th c. – 17 c. The presented edition was printed in 1646 in Alkmaar, the text was written by the Dutch Mennonite Philip Skhabalie (Филипп Схабалье) in Dutch.