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HERMANN, Amand.
Desertum Pharan mystice explicatum, cum quadraginta duabus in eo mansionibus filiorum Isràél ad Palaestinam pergentium: . . . Kalisz, printed by the college of the Society of Jesus, 1685. 4to. With an engraved frontispiece, showing a map of the Holy Land and the route of the Exodus with the 42 stations numbered. Contemporary overlapping vellum.
[32], 505, [1 blank], [16] pp.Very rare first edition, in Latin, of a work on the Desert of Paran and the 42 "stations" visited by the Israelites following their Exodus from Egypt. Each chapter gives a theological description of one of these stations of the Exodus. Paran is a biblical site where the Israelites spent most of their 40 years of wandering, and is associated with the Sinai Peninsula. The book was written by the Silesian Franciscan theologian Amand Hermann (d. 1700) and printed in Poland by the printing office of the Jesuit College in Kalisz.With inscriptions dated 1698. Foxed throughout, but otherwise in good condition.l Jochera 5908; KVK/WorldCat (3 copies); for the author: ADB XII, p. 165; the map not in Laor; Nebenzahl; Vilnay.
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