Bulletin de la Societe Neuchateloise de Geographie; Tome XXIII, 1914, Very Good

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Bulletin de la Societe Neuchateloise de Geographie; Tome XXIII, 1914
Author:
C. Knapp
Publisher:
Attinger Freres
Release Date:
1914
Seller Category:
LITERATURE
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Condition:
Used: Very Good
Sku: 00754
Notes: Very Good, 8vo, 9 1/4" x 6 1/2." Text in French. Gray paper wrappers with no lettering to spine. Original tipped-in beige paper label with black lettering on front. Covers have slight wear to extremities, slight rubbing to front and back, and fading to spine, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages have slight age toning and slight wear to extremities, else clean and intact. Replete with black-and-white illustrations and plates (one of which is a folding map); 77 illustrations and 12 plates. 521 pp., including 77 illustrations, + 12 plates. Tables of Contents, List of Figures and Plates, and Errata in back. Volume XIII (1914) of _Bulletin de la Societe Neuchateloise de Geographie_. A comprehensive geographical bulletin about towns and historical sites in the Sinai Peninsula. Places discussed include the Gulf of Suez, Wadi Feiran (Wadi Faran), Jabal Musa (Mount Sinai), St. Catherine's Monastery, Ain Qedeis (possibly Kadesh), Nekhel, Petra, and Jerusalem. Chapter titles: "De Suez a l'Oasis de Firan," "De l'Oasis de Firan au Djebel Mousa," "Au couvent de Saint-Catherine," "De Djebel Mousa a Ain Qedeis par Nakehl," "D'Ain Qedeis de Petra," "Trois jours a Petra," and "De Petra a Jerusalem." Published under the direction of C. Knapp, a professor of geography at L'Universite de Neuchatel, Switzerland. Printed by Attinger Freres in Neuchatel. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.