Palästina oder historisch-geographische Beschreibung des judischen Landes zur zeit Jesu.Zeitz : 1831 Stock Code: 139496
NotesSixth edition, "vermehrte und verbesserte" (increased and improved), originally published in 1819. Johann Friedrich Röhr (1816-1878) was a German theological Rationalist and general superintendent and chief court preacher at Weimar; he remains perhaps best known now for having delivered the sermon at Goethe's funeral in 1826.
Octavo (211 x 121 mm). Contemporary quarter calf, spine with four recessed bands each decorated with four gilt fillets enclosed by paired gilt dot rolls and blind bands, gilt foliate roll at head, quatrefoil decoration at foot, black label, Pulled Paste pattern marbled sides, Schrottel pattern marbled edges and endpapers.
Engraved folding map of Palestine in the time of Jesus, folding genealogical chart of the Herodian dynasty.
A couple of light abrasions to binding, title page a little browned. A very good copy.
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