Geographia Sacra ex Veteri et Novo Testamento desumta,
45cm x 29cm. Folio. 15, , , [1, blank], 16, 51,  pages, 4 large folding maps, engraved dedication page. Full brown leather, aged rebacking, gilt lettering, decoration, dentelle. Text is in Latin.
et in tabulas quatuor concinnata: quarum I. Totius orbis, in Bibliis Sacris cogniti, partes continet II. Terram Promissam, sive Judaeam in suas tribus divisam III & IV. Jesu Christi, & Apostolorum Petri & Pauli Patriam, Mansiones, & Itinera, & Pauli Navigationem Jerosolymis Romam usque. Additae sunt descriptio Terrae Chanaan, sive Terrae Promissae, Jesu Christi, et Apostolorum Petri et Pauli vitae. Tum & in omnes eas Tabulas, & Descriptiones, Animadversiones et Index Geographicus. Additional title page with illustration by J.-A. de Coxie engraved by J. van Vianen, main title page in red and black with an engraved printers device. Sacred Geography taken from the Old and New Testament with 4 large folding maps reissued by Francois Halma after Sansons maps from 1683, and 1 engraved dedication page with royal portrait and coat of arms by Willem Goeree, engraved by van Vianen. A handsome Dutch edition, with preface and notes by Jean Le Clerc (1657-1736), of the celebrated geography of the Holy Land by Nicolas Sanson (1600-1667), first published in 1653. The four superb folding maps relate to each part of the work: Totius Orbis partes, Terra promissa, Domini Nostri Jesu Christi itinera per Judacam, Samariam, ac Galilaeam and Apostolorum Petri et Pauli, the latter also having a detailed inset plan of Jerusalem. The main body of the work comprises a geographical index, arranged alphabetically and providing brief descriptions of places along with biblical references, as well as the latitude and longitude of each location. A section is devoted to all the places visited by Christ, and another gives an account of the travels of the Apostles Peter and Paul.
Aged rebacking with the backstrip relaid, a little loss at the crown and tail and some chipping along the edges. Rubbing to fore-edge corners. Very minor chips and tears to edges. Staining to edges of endpapers. Plate to front pastedown with light marks of another plate removed. Very minor foxing and soiling. Minor tanning. Minor worm holes to fore-edge of pages 11/12, 13/14, and the rear endpaper. Small bit of staining to the crown fore-edge corner of a few of the rear leaves. Good Condition.
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