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Title: La Palestine ancienne et moderne ou géographie historique et physique de la Terre Sainte.
Description: Paris, Berger Levrault, 1868. Octavo. Pp. xxiv, 600. Plus 3 chromolithograph maps on two sheets, loosely inserted. Title printed in red and black. Footnotes with terms set in Hebrew type and explained in the text; errata. Hardcover, contemporary half cloth and marbled boards, spine gilt, old institutional bookplate and stamp, pencil underlining throughout, neat repair to verso of last leaf. In a very good condition. ¶ ~ First edition. The first part covers the geographical history of the Holy Land; the second part covers the physical geography; the third part is dedicated to the natural history; and the fourth part is a lovely 'Nomenclature historique des villes et bourgardes de la Palestine,' with all the original place names set in Hebrew type and explained with references.

Keywords: Palestine studies history historical Biblical Palästina Palestina Holy Land Jewish Judaism Christianity Islam Muslim Israel ancient early Middle East Levant Heiligen Lande Bible Testament Geography archaeology

Price: EUR 180.00 = appr. US$ 195.63 Seller: Librarium of The Hague
- Book number: 1044

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