112 174 ADRICHOM, CHRISTIAN. Ierusalem et Suburbia Eius. Double-page hand-colored engraved map. 22. x 30.5 inches (56 x 77.5 cm). [Laor 934.] Cologne, 1584. $2000 - $2500 ❧ A FASCINATING, LARGE TOWN PLAN OF JERUSALEM DRAWN AS A PICTORIAL MAP. Contains sites and scenes of varying Biblical and Second Commonwealth periods. An astonishing two hundred and seventy captions identify various places or events mentioned by Biblical and historical sources. Christian Adrichom (1533-1585) was a Dutch priest whose expertise in Josephus and writings of pilgrims to the Holy Land made him well-suited to issue this Jerusalem town plan. 175 ADRICHOM, CHRISTIAN. Situs Terrae Promissionis SS Bibliorum Intelligentiam Exacte Aperiens. Hand-colored copperplate map. Two sheets joined together. 14.5 x 41 inches (37 x 104 cm). [Laor 7.] Cologne, 1590. $1500 - $2000 ❧ This map played an instrumental role in defining the depiction of the Holy Land for the century that followed its popularization. The western Levant is shown from Sidon to Alexandria on roughly the same longitude. The four cities of Sodom, Gomorrah, Zeboim and Admah are shown burning in the Dead Sea.