Judaica G.schumacher "across The Jordan" 157 Engraved Illustr 1st Ed.1886 London For Sale
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With Additions by Laurence Oliphant and Guy le Strange
Across the Jordan:
Being an Exploration and Survey of Part of Hauran and Jaulan
London, Bentley, 1886. First edition. Crown octavo. Pp. xvi, 342,Folding, partly coloured engraved map of Western Hauran & Eastern Jaulan, by Schumacher, as frontispiece. Plus 5 other folding engraved maps, some coloured, tipped-in. With a total of 157 engraved illustrations, some full page, throughout the text. Index in English and Arabic, footnotes. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's full mustard-colour cloth, gilt-embossed illustration on upper cover, lettering embossed in black, spine lettered in black,
Schumacher was the first explorer to survey the region lying between Damascus and Haifa. His minute and thorough scientific observations, notes, maps, drawings, and sketches were prepared for publication at the request of the Palestine Exploration Fund by his friend, the explorer Guy le Strange
There was made mistake on Western Hauranmap in name of Schumacher, tiped Gustav, corrected bye pen to Gotlieb.
COVER WORN, SLIGHTLY SOILED,RUBBED, BUMPED TO CORNERS.
SPINE DARKEND. HINGES BETWEEN ENDPAPERS DAMAGED (TEARS),
WITH SOME WORM HOLES.
WESTERN HAURAN MAP WORN, FOXED, SMALL TEAR TO EDGE (1.3 cm.)
FOXING TO EDGES AND ENDPAPERS.
SOME FOXING STAINS TO SOME PAGES
WEIGHT: 610 gr.
Shipping cost to USA $10. Sorry for this misleading but I'm registered on of USA therefore I can not put above more than $4. I send it FROM ISRAEL airmail registered
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