Catalog Archive
Auction 105, Lot 650

"Maps of the Holy Land", Nebenzahl, Kenneth

Subject: Reference Books

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 foldouts. 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+

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $55

Closed on 12/3/2003