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RELAND, Adriaan [Hadrianus RELANDUS]

[JUDAICA] Hadriani Relandi … Antiquitates Sacrae Veterum Hebraeorum.

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Cum in eas tum praesertim in systema rituum sacrorum quale stante templo altero auctoritate pharisaeorum invaluit et II. partibus postremis libri continetur. Notas et animadversiones adiecit Ioh. Eberhardus Rauiu … … Herborn : Johann Nikolaus Andreae Witwe, 1743. Thick octavo (170 x 110 mm); contemporary vellum over boards, spine lettered in manuscript (spine expertly reattached, and with old repair at tail); edges stained red; engraved frontispiece, title-page in red and black (old repair at bottom corner), pp. [xxv], 1006; decorative headpieces, side notes; text in Latin, with Hebrew, Syriac and Greek; early ownership signature dated 1775 to verso of frontispiece; very clean throughout; a good copy in a contemporary vellum binding.

Monumental work by Dutch Orientalist scholar, cartographer and philologist Adriaan Reland (1676-1718) on Hebrew antiquities in the Holy Land. It was first published in Utrecht in 1708, with two later Utrecht editions in 1717 and 1741. The 1743 fourth edition contains a preface and notes by Johann Eberhard Rau.