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Renaissance Exploration Map Collection Maps and Atlases from the Renaissance Period

[Peregrinatio in Terram Sanctam]

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Title:
[Peregrinatio in Terram Sanctam]
Alternate Title:
Breydenbach Sanctae Peregrinat 1502
Author:
Breydenbach, Bernhard von, -1497, Drach, Peter, -1504, and Reuwich, Erhard, active 1483-1486
Author (no Collectors):
Breydenbach, Bernhard von, -1497, Drach, Peter, -1504, and Reuwich, Erhard, active 1483-1486
Topic:
atlas, cartographic image-cri, Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages, Church buildings, History, Pictorial works, Description and travel, and Description and travel
Language:
Latin
Physical Description:
1 atlas ([4] pages, Aiiii, [2], eiiii, [41], biiii, [41], [con]iiii, [4], [8] leaves, [4] pages, [1] leaf of plates, [2] double leaves of plates, [5] folded leaves of plates) : illustrations, 7 double maps, including 5 foldouts (woodcuts), some in color ; 30cm (fol.)
Publication Info:
gw and [Speier :
Imprint:
1502.
Genre:
atlas and cartographic image-cri
Notes:
  • Atlas based on author's pilgrimage to the Holy Land during 1483-1484.
  • First published in 1486 (Mainz: Erhard Reuwich).
  • Title and imprint supplied by cataloger; author name from frontispiece; edition statement from pencil inscription on page [3].
  • Title translation: Pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
  • Green leather binding.
  • First 4 and last 4 pages blank (included in page description).
  • Color in last two leaves of plates and fifth foldout map.
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Map of Jerusalem includes points of interest for Christian pilgrims, including Mount Sinai, Temple of Soloman (i.e., Mosque of Omar) and Church of Holy Sepulchre.