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Auction 97, Lot 613

"Maps of the Holy Land - Images of Terra Sancta through Two Millennia", Nebenzahl, Kenneth

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1986 (published)

Publication: Abbeville Press


12 x 15.3 inches
30.5 x 38.9 cm

Sixty of 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 pages. Hard bound in black embossed cloth with dj.


Condition: A+

Dustjacket with minor shelf wear.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/5/2001