1736 - De Kleine Print-Bybel

Author: Gerrit Bouman

Book: "De Kleine Print-Bijbel" or 'The Little Print-Bible' was a book with a special purpose. Please notice its goal written on the first page: "For the enjoyment of the youth, and to learn every thing by accurate sketches and by using the correct name (or word?), also to bring the Proverbs of the Holy Scriptures to mind without effort."

The system used was very nicely. By the use of words and drawings, rebuses (word puzzles) actually, one can easily find what was represented. The answer was given at the bottom of every page. To be honest... after all this time the system still works! It is still addictive to try to find out what is written - look for yourself...






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