London: Printed by J. Harefinch, for T. Baffet, 1682. First English edition. Hardcover. Octavo. (8), 431pp. (5). Full blind-ruled spotted calf with contemporary handwritten title in ink on spine. Decorative paper edges. Remarkable work providing the most complete summary of biblical geography available and describing the Holy Land by following the travels of various notable people from the Old and New testaments. Age wear on binding with spine darkened, and creased. Head and tail of spine partly chipped. Rubbing along joints and edges. Offsetting on endpapers. Previous owner's signature on free front endpaper. Minor and light damp staining along lower gutter of very first pages (not affecting text). Binding in overall fair, interior in good to very good condition. g. Item #30634
Heinrich Bünting was a 16th century Protestant pastor and theologian. He is best known for his book of woodcut maps titled “Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae” (Travel book through Holy Scripture) first published in 1581.