1 blank ff., title page (two small holes to remove a bookplate), 5 unnumbered leaves, 664 pages + table 1 blank ff. - 11 engraved plates which is extremely rare, this work is often incomplete, very fresh inside, lightly yellowed, ornamental initials. This voyage took place in 1651/1652. This edition contains 10 or 11 plates according to the bibliographers. The illustrations were engraved on copper. They depict: Le Saint Sépulcre (2), La grotte de l'oraison, Jérusalem, Le jugement de Pilate, La montagne de la Quarantaine, Le mont Carmel, La Maison de Nazareth etc. This is a very rare second edition. The first edition was published in 1657. An account of the trip to the Holy Land undertaken from 1651 to 1652 by Father Jean Doubdan, canon of the church of Saint Paul in Saint-Denis.
A magnificent work, complete of all of its engravings. A bibliophilic rarity.
Original binding, worn but sound covers, spine with 4 raised bands with wear and lacks of leather, a small lack of paper on the bottom of page 99 and on page 273, worn corners, delivered in a cardboard box.
Very securely packed and insured Colissimo shipment, delivered against signature.
- Anzahl der Bücher
- Autor/ Illustrator
- Le voyage de la terre-sainte
- Erscheinungsjahr (ältestes Objekt)
- François Clousier
- Limitierte Auflage
- Anzahl der Seiten
- 23×17 cm