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DIE STADTMAUER VON PALMYRA. (Cover title). by  Armin von Gerkan - Paperback - 1935. - from Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. (SKU: 15984)

DIE STADTMAUER VON PALMYRA. (Cover title).

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DIE STADTMAUER VON PALMYRA. (Cover title).

by von Gerkan, Armin

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Berytus, 1935., 1935.. Good. - Small quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in printed gray wraps. The covers are detached & are chipped, darkened & creased around the edges with a tear to the top edge of the rear wrap. Pages 25-33. Illustrated with a black-and-white folding plate [architectural plan]. The page corners are bumped & their edges are darkened with some light creasing & with occasional staining. There is a horizontal crease to the wraps & to each leaf where the pamphlet has been folded. Good working copy.

Inscribed by the author on the front wrap to archaeologist Clark Hopkins.

Offprint from Berytus II, 1935, p. 25-33. The text is in German.

Armin von Gerkan [1885-1969] was a Baltic German classical archaeologist and a member of a Baltic aristocratic family. He was an expert in archaeoloical building research and a seminal figure in ancient architectural history. The present text is a study of the city wall of Palmyra, Syria.

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Bookseller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
15984
Title
DIE STADTMAUER VON PALMYRA. (Cover title).
Author
von Gerkan, Armin
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Berytus, 1935.
Date Published
1935.
Keywords
ARCHAEOLOGY; ARCHEOLOGY; CLASSICAL ARCHITECTURE; SYRIA; DIE STADTMAUER VON PALMYRA; CITY WALL OF PALMYRA; ARCHAEOLOGIST; GERMAN; ARMIN VON GERKAN; INSCRIBED; SIGNED; SIGNATURE; AUTOGRAPH; CLARK HOPKINS; FOLDING PLAN.
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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. (incorporated 1989) is a general antiquarian book store which buys and sells collections and individual items of significance. Booksellers Ric Zank and Daniel Meunier each bring to the business over 18 years of experience in seeking out and offering for sale unusual, uncommon and rare books, autographs, and ephemera in all fields. Our office is open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and frequently later. An answering machine will take your message after hours and when we are out of the office.

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