Lot 42: Books and a Set of Maps - Palestine Exploration Fund - London, 1880-1883

Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

March 20, 2018
Jerusalem, Israel

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Description: 1. Map of Western Palestine in 26 sheets from surveys conducted for the committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund by Lieuts. C. R. Conder and H. H. Kitchener, R. E. during the Years 1872-1877. Printed by the Ordnance Survey Office, London, 1880. English. Map of Palestine, from Tyre to Beer Sheba, large scale (1:63,360), consisting of 26 separate sheets. The shoreline, large settlements and streams are colored by hand. 26 plates, [1] title page and [1] legend. 68.5X58.5 cm. Fair-good overall condition. Tears and open tears, repaired. Wear and stains. Each plate is inserted in a transparent plastic cover, sealed. The plates are inserted in a cloth-covered cardboard case (new; lacking the original folder). 2. The Survey of Western Palestine, Memoirs of the Topography, Orography, Hydrography and Archaeology, by Lieut. C. R. Conder, R. E., and Lieut. H. h. Kitchener, R. E. Published by The Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund, London, 1881-1883. Three volumes. English. A book describing in great detail the aforementioned map and adding much information about it. The chapters correspond to the map sheets and each chapter tells about the area of the country presented in the map. The books are accompanied by numerous plates. Vol I: X, 420 pp + [3] plates. Vol II: VII, [1], 445 pp + [23] plates, Vol. III: VII, [1], 450 pp + [21] plates. 28 cm. Good condition. Many stains. Sheets uncut at upper edges. Some tears. Original bindings, defected and worn, restored (professional restorations at spines and at the connection of the endpapers to body of books).
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