Kanaän en d'Omleggende Landen, vertoont in een woordenboek uit de h. schrift en Josephus, van alle Steden, Vlekken, Dorpen, Gehuchten, Bergen, Stroomen, enz. van't Joodtsche Landt, en de Landtstreeken der aangrenzende Volken; met de aaloude geschiedenissen dier tyden verknocht.
Halma, François; J. de Klerk (Translator).
Quarto. , 64, , 559, pp. Original full calf with gold lettering and tooling on spine. Raised bands. Decorative paper edges. Engraved title page depicting Moses and Aaron dividing the land of Israel. Title page in red and black lettering. Decorative initials and tailpieces. Remarkable collection of aids to the study of biblical history by a variety of 17th-century Christian scholars such as the Jesuit Jacques Bonfrère, French cartographer Nicolas Sanson, and Professor Johannes de Klerk. Dictionary of biblical names and places. Also includes a guide to the Holy Land by Buchardus de Monte Sion, Henry Maundrell's description of the territory from Aleppo to Jerusalem, with a letter to Bishop Thomas Rochester and a biblical timeline by Arnaud d'Andilly translated by H. Tydtrekening. This work is exquisitely illustrated with 30 stunning engraved maps and views of the Holy Land, including Mount Carmel, Damascus, Jaffa, Mount Tabor, Temple of Solomon, and a fine large view of Jerusalem, drawn after Dapper Hollar's view on a reduced scale. Moderate rubbing on binding. Head of spine partly chipped. Minor offsetting and foxing on endpapers. Minor and sporadic age-toning throughout. Text in Dutch. Binding in overall good- to good, interior in very good condition.
Edition: First Dutch translation
Book ID: 30560