Leiden: Samuel Luchtmans/Byvoegzel: Amsterdam, Rudolf Wetstein, Jacobus Wetstein, and William Smith, 1725. In the cartouche: Kaarte van het Aardsche Paradys volgens het ontwerp van den Schryver . . .P. Starch-Man (Armenia & Babylonia)
Title Page: Byvoegzel tot het Algemeen Groot Historisch, Oordeelkundig, Chronologisch, Geografisch, en Letterlyk Naam- en Woord-Boek, van den Ganschen H. Bybel. Versiert met nodige Prentverbeeldingen en kopere Platen, dienende tot de Gedenkstukken der Jooden en andere Oudheden, ter Opheldering der H. Schrift. In 't Fransch beschreven, ... door Jakob van Ostade, en Arnold Heinrich Westerhovius.
Age toned and trimmed at the bottom. Pencil at top stating 'Original and date'
Very Good. Item #015181
The map is of the Earthly Paradise (Eden) shown on a current map with current kingdoms and geographic landmarks [Tigrus and Euphrates Rivers, Caspain Sea, Black Sea]
The map measures 8.5 by 9.75 inches and is double-matted ready for framing. [13 by 14 inches]
Addition to the General Great Historical, Judgmental, Chronological, Geographical, and Literal Name and Word Book, van den Ganschen H. Bybel. Decorated with necessary pictures and copper plates, serving as the Memorials of the Jews and other antiquities, for the elucidation of the Holy Scriptures. Described in French, ... by Jakob van Ostade, and Arnold Heinrich Westerhovius.
Augustin Calmet, was a French Benedictine monk who was known for his literal explanation of the Bible. From his hand was published among others this standard work on the field of Biblical history, composed in the form of an alphabetical dictionary.
This dictionary was the first of its kind because of the extensive and literal explanation of the Bible and was the point of departure for many Biblical dictionaries that were published afterwards.