The Survey of Western Palestine - Memoirs [Memoires] of the Topography, Orography, Hydrography and Archaeology [Archeology] [SIX VOLUMES].  
  [VOL.I - SHEETS I-VI]: Galilee / [VOL.II - SHEETS VII-XVI]: Samaria / [VOL.III - SHEETS XVII-XXVI]: Judaea [Judea] / [VOL.IV]: Jerusalem / [VOLS.V&VI]: A General Index to The Memoirs, Vols.I-III, The Special Papers, The Jerusalem Volume, The Flora and Fauna of Palestine, The Geological Survey and to The Arabic and English Name Lists.  

 
Author Conder, Claude Reignier / Kitchener, Horatio Herbert / Warren, Charles / Stewardson, Henry C.; Palmer, Edward Henry [Indices]

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Place of Publication Jerusalem
Publication Name Kedem Publishing [Printed for The Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund by Harrison & Sons]
Year 1970 [1881-1884 / 1888]
Language(s) English Arabic
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SIX VOLUMES - Galilee, Samaria, Judea, Jerusalem vols. & two volume Index. FACSIMILE EDITION the first detailed survey of the area that used to be known as Western Palestine. The whole country west of the Jordan from Tyre in the north to Beersheba in the south was submitted to the surveyors┤ scrutiny - every town, village, saint┤s tomb, sacred tree, and heap of stones was meticulously recorded. Ruined cities, buildings, and interesting sites were all excavated, drawn, or photographed. This work is by far the most accurate map of Palestine produced before the Mandatory period and is today the primary source for the study of 19th century Palestine. Reprint of the original 1881-1884/1888 editions. This copy is from the library of an eminent Israeli archaeologist Yoram Tsafrir (1938-2015). Over 7kg. [ALL VOLUMES]: 240x180mm. [X+420] + [VIII+445] + [450] + [542] + [166] + [438] pages (pagination: [Index I]: [166] + [VI+1-138pp.] / [Index II]: pp.139-438). Cover and spine slightly stained. Spine edges bumped. Pages slightly yellowing. [VOL.I - Galilee]: Cover edges slightly bumped. Front cover corners bumped. Small hole on spine. Spine rear hinge upper part cracked. Front inner cover upper edge cracked. Rear inner endpaper slightly stained. [VOL.II - Samaria]: Spine wrinkled and stained. [VOL.III - Judea]: Cover slightly curved. Cover bottom edge slightly bumped. Spine rear hinge slightly bumped. [VOL.IV - Jerusalem]: Front cover bottom edge bumped and peeling. Spine front hinge upper part cracked. Spine stained. [VOLS.VI - Index II]: Binding coming loose/partly cracked and tattered between rear whitepage and endpaper. [VOLS.II&IV]: Previous owner`s name written in pen on front whitepage upper edge. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare set of books is overall in good condition (the only real damage is to Jerusalem vol. front cover). We offer this set at a very reduced price!
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