RARE comprehensive monograph on agricultural and archeological aspects of the Negev desert by Yehuda D. Nevo (1932-1992), an eminent Israeli archaeologist who discovered Kufic inscriptions in the Negev desert, four hundred of which were published in "Ancient Arabic Inscriptions from the Negev" published by IPS, Negev, Israel, in 1993. Contains 36 full-page plates, a bibliography, five appendices and many indices. 320x240. VI+259 pages. Hardcover. Cover slightly rubbed. Spine edges bumped. Several light bump-marks on rear cover. Rear cover upper corner wrinkled. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare study of the Negev desert by an eminent authority in the field, a major contribution to the study of ancient Arab desert cultures, is otherwise in very good condition.