Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Nodig Berigt tot Verklaring der Eerste Landkaarte. Albert Bachiene.
Nodig Berigt tot Verklaring der Eerste Landkaarte.
Nodig Berigt tot Verklaring der Eerste Landkaarte.

Nodig Berigt tot Verklaring der Eerste Landkaarte.

Gorinchem: Nicolas Goetze, 1748-1750. First edition. Hardcover. Folio. Unpaginated. Marbled paper covered boards. Fascinating Biblical atlas displaying a series of 12 engraved maps of the Holy Land during different historic epics. These maps were drawn by Willem Albert Bachiene, a Dutch preacher, astronomer, and geographer. Each double-page map is inserted between pages of explanatory text and has a decorative vignette of an appropriate event and a baroque title cartouche. Maps numeroted from I to XII (Map III was misnumbered, and bears No.II). Some edge wear on binding with heavy rubbing along edges, on boards and spine, with parts of paper missing. Sporadic foxing/browning throughout. Very minor damp staining on margin of maps VII and IX. Text in Dutch. Binding in overall poor to fair, interior in very good condition (stunning maps). fair. Item #18861

Price: $2,500.00

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