This wonderful piece of historical geography comprises of 20 individual maps sourced from various references. For instance, it includes drawings from the book "Baghdad during the Abbasid Caliphate" by Le Strange, as well as illustrations by orientalists and tourists who visited the city during different periods. Among these maps, four specifically depict the outlines of the Round city of Baghdad, which was completed in 762 AD. Notably, one of these maps stands out for its exceptional aesthetic and detailed representation of the Round city, even showcasing its cross-section.
Additionally, there is a map that illustrates the city's walls, indicating their levels and levels of various parts of the city. Two picture views of Baghdad are also present in the atlas—one from the period of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, and the other showcasing the fortification from the seventeenth century.
Moreover, some of the maps are accompanied by a name index, aiding in locating specific places or landmarks. Furthermore, the atlas contains several pages listing dated events and the rulers who influenced the city's historical development.
Softcover. Very good condition with light signs of use. Some light pencil marks on cover.
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