Map. Pen and ink with watercolor. Image measures 7 x 8.5". This beautifully hand colored schoolgirl or schoolboy manuscript map of Canaan and Palestine (Israel or Holy Land) covers from Arish in northern Sinai north beyond Beirut. The Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea are included. Essentially two maps on the same sheet, the left hand map depicts the region as it existed during Biblical times, when it was called Canaan. The Twelve Tribes of Israel are identified along...
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 maroon cloth, d.w. New York: Simon & Schuster, (1995). Very good Presentation copy.
New York: Atheneum, 1975. 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York: Atheneum, 1975. very good. Preface by Golda Meir.
Culemborg: Nicholaas Goetzee, 1749. Map. Uncolored engraving. 21.5" x 18.75". Shows some wear at edges. In very good condition. A beautiful map of an area that includes present-day Israel, Palestine and Jordan with delicate illustrations at bottom. Willem Albert Bachiene (1712-1783) was an army chaplain and astronomer based in Maastricht.
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1912. Handbook for Travelers. With 21 Maps, 56 Plans, and a Panorama of Jerusalem. 462pp. Thick 16mo, original gilt-lettered red cloth (spine lightly faded). Leipzig, London & New York: Karl Baedeker, 1912. Fifth edition, remodeled and augmented. A near fine copy.
New York: Rizzoli, 2001. Illustrated (color). 168 pages. Square 4to. Stamped blue cloth, d.w. New York: Rizzoli and The Israel Museum, (2001). Fine.
Jerusalem: Israel Universities Press, 1976. Profusely illustrated in black & white. xiii + 408pp. 4to, cloth, d.w.; some chipping to dust wrapper. Jerusalem: Israel University Press, (1976). A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper.
New York: Appleton, 1933. Frontispiece photograph and 1 map. 355pp. 8vo, green cloth with gilt-lettered spine. New York: Appleton, 1933. A very good(+) copy. Scarce Mid East travelogue, including much information on Jerusalem, Syria and Palestine.
London: ICDP Publications, 1977. Translated by Ibrahim Abu-Nab and Martin Walker. 84p., printed wrappers (some penciled writing on cover). London: ICDP Middle East Publications, (1977). First Edition.
New York: Random House, 1999. illus. 434pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York: Random House, (1999). Near Fine. Biography of Orde Wingate.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006. Maps. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w. New York: Simon & Schuster, (2006). Fine.
Norwalk: Easton, 2006. Illustrated with a few black and white maps. xiv, 264pp. 8vo, gilt-stamped black leather, a.e.g. Norwalk: The Easton Press, (2006). A fine copy. Limited edition, signed by the author on a preliminary page.
Amsterdam: Henri Chatelain, 1717. Map. Uncolored engraving. 17.5" x 21.5". In very good condition. From Chatelain's Atlas Historique et Methodique, a map of the Holy Land that indicates the 12 tribes of Israel, among other historically significant locations.
Jerusalem: Ben Zvi Institute for the Study of Jewish Communities in the East, 1984. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. Jerusalem: Ben Zvi Institute for the Study of Jewish Communities in the East, (1984). Near Fine.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1947. Frontis. 8vo, green cloth, d.w. slightly chipped. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1947.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996. 100 Illus., 7 in color. 4to, green cloth, d.w. Princeton: Princeton University Press, (1996). Fine.
Princeton: Karz-Cohl, 1983. 136pp. 8vo, brown cloth, d.w. Princeton: Karz-Cohl, (1983). Very good.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1991. 8vo, 1/2 blue cloth, d.w. (New York): Atlantic Monthly, (1991). Fine.
New York: Viking, 2007. Illus. 513pp. 8vo, brown boards, d.w. (New York): Viking, (2007). Very good.
Paris: de l'Imprimerie Royale, 1819. Large copper engraved folding plan of Saint Sepulcre. Octavo, , 460pp. Contemporary tree calf, some scuffing barely visible. Decoratively gilt spine, red leather spine label, marbled edges. Rare text volume to accompany Forbin's illustrated atlas folio work on the Levant. Paris: de l'Imprimerie Royale, 1819. Near Fine. Forbin (1770 %u2013 1841) was Director of museums of France in 1816, a position that would allow him a year-long tour throughout the Levant, authorized to purchase antiquities...
New York: Metropolitan Books, 2001. 8vo, 1/2 blue cloth, d.w. with a small tear. New York: Metropolitan Books, (2001). Investigation of the murder of Albert Glock.
New York: Macmillan, 1956. Illustrated sparsely in black & white. 147pp. Thin & short 8vo, peach cloth, edge-worn d.w. (small tear near spine). New York: Macmillan, 1956. First printing. Bumped corner, still a very good(+) book in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
Philadelphia: Coates, 1900. Illustrated with 30 black and white plates, each protected with lettered tissue; 8 plates of color maps at rear plus 1 fold-out sheet showing two maps "General Plan of Jerusalem" & "Environs of Jerusalem." viii, 527 pages. Thick 8vo, original red cloth with elaborately gilt-decorated cover and spine showing a palm treed oasis with shell border, top edge gilt. Henry T. Coates & Co., Philadelphia, 1900. First Edition. A fine copy.
New York: Hurst, 1885. 2 volumes. Large folding map and 212 illustrations. 656 pages, continuous pagination plus index. 8vo, blue cloth; covers rubbed. New York: Hurst & Co., (ca. 1885). Internally fine, a very good(+) pair.
London: Macmillan, 1913. 38 illustrations plus map. x + 306pp., 8vo, blue cloth with gilt decoration front cover; rubbed, corners bumped, old inscription on front free endpaper, map loose but present, small chip in outer margin of pages vii-x. London: Macmillan and Co., 1913. First edition.