Die Mosaikkarte von Madeba [Madaba] - Teil I: Tafelband.  
  [SERIES]: Abhandlungen der Deutschen Palästinavereins (Hrsg. von Arnulf Kuschke).  

Author Donner, Herbert; Cüppers, Heinz
Place of Publication Wiesbaden
Publication Name Otto Harrassowitz Verlag
Year 1977
Language(s) German
PLATES VOLUME ONLY - ALL PUBLISHED! Teil I - Tafelband. RARE volume with numerous plates of the Madaba Map (also known as the Madaba Mosaic Map) which is part of a floor mosaic in the early Byzantine church of Saint George at Madaba, Jordan. The Madaba Map dates to the 6th century AD and contains the oldest surviving original cartographic depiction of the Holy Land and especially Jerusalem. Contains 149 full-page and fold-out color and b&w reproductions of the Madaba map. 300x210mm. XVI+169 pages. Blue cloth Hardcover with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Cover rubbed, slightly curved and dirty/slightly stained. Cover and spine faded. Cover corners slightly bumped and peeling. Spine edges bumped and peeling/worn. Previous owner`s name written in pen on front whitepage upper corner/edge (from the library of Yoram Tsafrir). Page 5 bottom corner wrinkled. Binding slightly visible between pages 32-33. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare book on the oldest map of the Holy Land and Jerusalem is overall in good condition.
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Catalog Index Number MA 02 21

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