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Tübingen Atlas of the Near & Middle East (Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients, TAVO)

Archive Edition
295 sheets in two handmade blue cloth folders and 3 vols Index

Historical and Geograhical Atlas of the Near East; Masterpiece of German Academic Work. Complete set: 295 four color maps 500 x 720 mm in 2 blue cloth folders & 3 vols index....

Tübingen Atlas of the Near & Middle East (Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients, TAVO)

Portfolio Editiont for library use
295 sheets in 7 portfolios, each map in plastic sleeve, and 3 vols Index

Historical and geograhical atlas of the Near East; Masterpiece of German Academic Work. Complete set: 295 four color maps 500 x 720 mm. Part A, Geography & Cultural Anthropology, covers the geography of the Middle East, as well as climate, geology, settlement, religion and economy. Part B, History, covers all periods of history from the Stone Age, the Romans, the Expansion of Islam and the Crusades up to the times of Imperialism and Decolonization.The cartographic material can be accessed using the three index volumes. ...

Tübingen Atlas of the Near & Middle East (Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients, TAVO)

Hardcover Edition
12 vols and 3 vols Index

Historical and geograhical atlas of the Near East; Masterpiece of German Academic Work. Complete set: 295 four color maps 500 x 720 mm in hardbound in twelve volumes. Handmade by German bookbinder. Part A, Geography & Cultural Anthropology, covers the geography of the Middle East, as well as climate, geology, settlement, religion and economy. Part B, History, covers all periods of history from the Stone Age, the Romans, the Expansion of Islam and the Crusades up to the times of Imperialism and Decolonization.The cartogr...

Map Cabinet for Tübingen Atlas of the Near & Middle East (Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients, TAVO)

Hand crafted map cabinet with 13 drawers for atlas and index, 2 doors with lock, mahogany (or other) veneer, brass mountings, reading desk with leather inlay....

Travels in Syria and the Holy Land

First Edition 1822

Published by John Murray, Albemarle Street, London
xxvi, 668 pp., 27.5 x 22.5 cm
Printed by William Nicol, Successor to W. Bulmer & Co. Cleveland-row.
Restored half-leather binding using original cover.

Maps and illustrations as listed on page „Directions for Placing the Plates“: 1. Portrait of Burckhardt in his Arab Bernous, sketched at Cairo Feb. 1817 by H. Salt, Esq. 2. Map to accompany the travels of J. L. Burckhardt in Syria and the Holy Land. (foldout) 3. Map of the Haouran and adjoining districts constructed from the Observations and Drawings of J. L. Burckhardt. (foldout) 4. Valley of the Orontes near the Ancient Apameia. 5. Plan of the Ruins of Djerash. 6. Plan of the Ruins of Amman or Philadelphia. 7. Plan of the...

Research Library on Islamic Law and History (approx. 1800 titles)

of the late Professor Rudolph "Ruud" Peters, Emeritus of Islamic Law, University of Amsterdam

Ruud Peters (1943-2022) was one of the world’s leading scholars in Islamic Law. His working library reflects the distinct research areas of its compiler in a unique way: From the history of Jihad, to Egyptian history in Ottoman and Khedival times to Islamic Law which was his main field of research over a period of 40 years.

The library consists of three main subject areas and counts a total of c. 1800 titles: 1. Islamic Law: c. 640 titles, 46% Arabic, 33% English, 7% Turkish, 15% other languages 2. Islamic Studies: c. 500 titles, 22% Arabic, 42% English, 25% Dutch, 8% German 3. Islamic History: c. 660 titles, 31% Arabic, 48% English, 9% Dutch, 6% German Prices: 1. Islamic Law Collection: 29.800.00 EUR 2. Islamic Studies Collection: 22,200.00 EUR 3. Islamic History Collection: 28,000.00 EUR The three subject collections can be pur...

Scholarly Library on Islamic Art – Focus on Miniature Painting

Approx. 600 titles.

This very focussed working library is being put up for sale in its entirety. Main subjects covered are: - History of Islamic Arts, Architecture and Material Culture - Influences on Islamic Art - Painting and Calligraphy - Miniature Painting - Handbooks, Dictionaries - Exhibition Catalogues - Geographic areas: Middle East, Iran, India, Central and East Asia The collection of books consists of almost 600 mostly hard cover volumes mainly written in English and German. Many exhibition catalogues and other richly illustrated bo...

Reference Library Oriental Carpets & Rugs

457 items published between 1891 and 2015

This beautiful and rich reference library on Oriental carpets and rugs consists of a total of 457 items of which 60% are monographs and 40% exhibition and auction catalogues. The books were published between 1891 and 2015 – the majority written in English and German, and a few in other European languages. - The library is now up for sale in its entirety. Besides many handbooks and monographs the collection contains important exhibition and auction catalogues. The majority of books are richly illustrated (full colour as wel...

Book Collection: Historical Photography of the Middle East

33 items

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Three Series of Military Maps Middle East, North Africa & West Asia

A total of 158 rare and out of print military maps from US and Russian sources covering the Near and Middle East, dating from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.

(1) ONC - OPERATIONAL NAVIGATION CHART NORTH AFRICA, WEST & CENTRAL ASIA 1:1,000,000 Covering: The Balkans, Black Sea, Caucasus, Central Asia, Maghreb, Mashreq, Arabian Peninsula, Pakistan, West Africa, Sudan, Somalia. ONC is the standard worldwide small-scale aeronautical chart series which contains cartographic data with an aeronautical overprint depicting obstructions, aerodromes, special use airspace, navigational aides, Maximum Elevation Figures (MEFs), and related data. Set of 39 Maps (2) TPC - TACTICAL PILOTAGE ...