Theatrum Terrae Sanctae et Biblicarum Historiarum. Cum tabulis geographicis aere expressis

Christian Adrichem (*1533 - 1585)
Description of Palestine and Jerusalem by Christian Adrichomius. With 12 engraved maps. Published by Arnold Mylij in Cologne in 1593.

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Second edition of the work about Palestine by Delft theologian Christian Adrichomius, first published 1590. With a Geography of Palestine, a description of Jerusalem and a Worlds Chronicle. Containing the two large folded maps of Palestine and Jerusalem which are often missing.

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CartographerChristian Adrichem
TitleTheatrum Terrae Sanctae et Biblicarum Historiarum. Cum tabulis geographicis aere expressis
Publisher, YearArnold Mylij, Cologne, 1593
Size36.0 x 24.0 cm (14.2 x 9.4 inches), Folio
Collation5 Blätter, 286 pages, 15 Blätter
Illustrationsengraved title, 10 doppelleafgroße maps, 2 multiple folded maps
CoverNew full leather binding with label on spine
ReferenceLaor, Maps of the Holy Land 7a. VD 16, A304

Condition

Stamp and restoration in lower margin to title page, some staining, small margin on some folded maps, Jerusalem plan backed with linen. Overall beautiful and clean copy.

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Christian Adrichem, a Catholic priest and theological writer, was born February 13, 1533 in Delft and died June 20, 1585 in Cologne. His main work was the Theatrum Terrae Sanctae et Biblicarum Historiarum (Cologne, 1590) a description of Palestine, of the antiquities of Jerusalem, and a chronology from Adam until the death of John the Apostle.

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Christian Adrichem: Theatrum Terrae Sanctae et Biblicarum Historiarum. Cum tabulis geographicis aere expressis.
Description of Palestine and Jerusalem by Christian Adrichomius. With 12 engraved maps. Published by Arnold Mylij in Cologne in 1593.

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