Die Mosaikkarte von Madaba [Madeba] und ihr Verhältnis zu den ältesten Karten und Beschreibungen des Heiligen Landes.  
  Mit 3 Kartenbildern und einer Figurentafel.  

Author Schulten, Adolf
Place of Publication Berlin
Publication Name Weidmannsche Buchhandlung
Year 1900
Language(s) German
RARE comprehensive monograph on 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. The author - Adolf Schulten (1870-1960) was an eminent German historian and archaeologist. Contains a reproduction of the Madaba map on two pages and full-page plate with 6 b&w figures. 270x210mm. 121 pages. Hardcover with cloth spine. Cover yellowing, stained/age-stained, somewhat curved and wrinkled. Wormholes on cover and spine. Cover edges and corners bumped and worn. Spine worn. Spine edges peeling. Spine hinges partly cracked and tattered. Sticker residues on spine bottom part. Ink writing on front inner cover, whitepage and title page. Ex-library copy with stamp on front and rear whitepages, and contents page. Wormholes on inner cover, whitepages and edges of all pages - NO damage to text. Wormholes on Madaba map with slight damage to middle part and hinge. Pages yellowing. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare book on the oldest map of the Holy Land and Jerusalem has sustained some damage, but is still in good reading condition.
Price $85.00
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Catalog Index Number MA 04 21

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