591. [Western Asia - Levant]

DAPPER, Olfert

Naukeurige beschryving van gantsch Syrie, en Palestyn of Heilige Lant [...].

Amsterdam, J. van Meurs, 1677

2 parts in 1 vol., folio: [10]-262-[6], [2]-581-[7] pp.; 39 pl. (occ. browned and spotted, errors in pagination).

18th-c. calf, spine with 6 raised bands (repaired, front joint a bit weak). Inside very good copy.

First edition of this abundantly illustrated description of the Levant. Engr. ill.: front., 8 maps (often double-paged or folded): 1. "Syriae sive Soriae". - 2. A general map of Holy Land - 3.-8. 6 regional maps; 7 bird's-eye views of i.a. Damascus, Karmelberg, Tripolis, Aleppo, Rama, Jaffa and Jerusalem; 11 (architectural) plans; 13 other double or full-page illustrations showing i.a. "Turcksche vrouw-Arabische vrouw", "Derwys", "Balhaova" and 34 half-page ill. in-text. With 1 extra double-page pl. "Salomonis templum" bound in between pp. 446-447 and not mentioned in the index. General title in red and black. Text in 2 col.
Ref. Tiele 301. - Haitsma Mulier/VdLem 141f. - Atabey 323. - STCN.
Prov. Libr. label.

€ 2.500 / 3.500

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