Auction 103, Lot 675

"Maps of the Holy Land", Nebenzahl, Kenneth

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1986 (published)

Publication: Abbeville Press


12 x 15.5 inches
30.5 x 39.4 cm

This book includes the most historically significant and beautiful Holy Land maps, including rare treasures of manuscript illumination and masterpieces of early printing. Lavishly illustrated with approximately 80 colored maps, many of which are double-page and triple-page fold-outs. The author, a recognized authority on antique maps, presents maps from European, Byzantine, Arabic and Persian sources, each finely reprinted with useful descriptions. An important contribution, based on many years of research, and a pleasure to read. 164 pp. Hardbound in black embossed cloth with dust jacket.


Condition: A

Couple of pages turned down, else fine.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $45

Closed on 6/11/2003