Lot 166 of 312:
The maps of Africa and the Middle East  

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Six works on the maps of Africa and the Middle East


Various places


Various dates


6 volumes. Mostly cloth and jackets. Various editions.

A selection of works on the mapping of Africa and the Middle East


  • Betz, Richard L. The Mapping of Africa. A Cartobibliography of Printed Maps of the African Continent to 1700. T-Goy-Houten Hes & de Graaf, 2007. 
  • Nebenzahl, Kenneth. Mapping the Silk Road and Beyond: 2000 Years of Exploring the East. Illustrated wrappers. London: Phaidon, 1978.
  • Pinto, Karen C. Medieval Islamic Maps: An Exploration. Cloth, jacket. Sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap. University Of Chicago Press, 2016.
  • Scafi, Alessandro. Maps of Paradise. Cloth, jacket. University Of Chicago Press, 2013.
  • Sphyroeras, Vasilis. Maps and Mapmakers of the Aegean. Cloth, jacket. Athens: Olkos Publishers, 1985.
  • Zacharakis, Christos G. A Catalogue of Printed Maps of Greece 1477-1800. Cloth and jacket. Athens: AdVenture SA Publications, 2009.

Lot Amendments

Some light wear; all volumes near fine or better.

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