Palmyra : Bride of the Desert

Starcky, Jean / Munajjed, Salahud'din

Published by Directorate-General of Antiquities, Damascus, Syria, 1948
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Title: Palmyra : Bride of the Desert

Publisher: Directorate-General of Antiquities, Damascus, Syria

Publication Date: 1948

Binding: Illustrated Wraps

Book Condition: Good

Edition: First Edition.


42 pp. 62 b/w illustrations, maps and fold-out plan. A guide book to the city of Palymra, Syria and environs. Revised edition of the original 1941 French language publication. This copy from the library of art historian Karl Küp (1903-1981) former curator of the Spencer Collection at the New York Public Library with his dated signature on the front panel in ink. Internally clean and unmarked with sound binding. Illustrated wraps are slightly dust soiled and shelf worn with minor splaying at the head and tail corners. (.075 g.) Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 010555

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