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Bidding Information
Lot #    22003
Auction End Date    11/18/2008 11:55:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Maps of the Holy Land Cartobibliography of Printed
Author    Eran Laor (Assisted By Shoshana Klein).
City    New York
Publisher    Alan R. Liss, Inc.
Publication Date    1986
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. xix, [1], 201 pp., 252:304 mm., light age staining, gloss paper. A very good copy bound in the original cloth boards with dust jacket.
          
Detailed
Description
   Title: Maps of the Holy Land Cartobibliography of Printed Maps, 1475-1900. Based on the Eran Laor Collection at the Jewish National and University Library, Jerusalem.

Twenty-four (24) colored map reproductions, eleven (11) of which are full-paged, plus fifty (50) illustrations. The cartobibliography contains 1,185 entries. In addition, there is a sixteen (16)-page, three (3)-column Index of Personal Names and a three (3)-page, four (4)-column Chronological Index. The dustjacket contains a colored detail of The Madaba Mosaic Map, the oldest original map in existence of the Holy Land and, probably, the oldest detailed urban map in existence.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Map
  
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Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica