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Leiden: 1692. Map. Engraving with hand coloring, 10 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches. Unusual map of Mesopotamia and Babylon, centered on the Tigris River, Euphrates River in Latin, Greek and Hebrew. From the rare Geographa Sacra which included multi-lingual maps. Samuel Bochart (1599-1667) was a French bible scholar.
Boston: Houghton, 1919. 2 volumes, Illustrated with 19 maps and 16 half-tone plates. ix, 294; vi, 312 pages. Tall 8vo, beige cloth (2nd volume stained at head). Boston, 1919. First Edition. Very good. An account of the Mesopotamian Campaign as witnessed by Candler who was the "Times Correspondent" in the First World War.
London: Laurie & Whittle, 1795. Map. Engraving. Image measures 20 1/4" x 28" Beautiful double-page map of Turkey and the Middle East, published in 1795 by D'Anville. Robert Laurie (c. 1755-1836) and James Whittle (1757-1818) were London-based map and atlas publishers active in the late 18th and early 19th century. Their firm combined Laurie's engraving skills with Whittle's social contacts and print sales experience. Together, they published numerous maps and atlases, often enlisting prominent cartographers such as Kitchin, Faden, Jefferys.....
Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1935. With an introduction by Sir Arthur Keith; edited by Berthold Laufer. Illustrated with 156 plates, 48 in-text figures, and 3 maps. 474pp. Thick 4to, modern marbled wrappers. Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1935. A very good copy, internally clean with mostly un-opened pages. The physical character and anthropometric data on Arabs and Bedouins, collected in 1928.