A collection of highly stylized 10th century maps of the Middle East with translations of the legends that accompanied them in a 1933 Soviet edition of Nasser Khosrow’s Safarnameh (Book of Travels).
Maps of The Arabian Peninsula, Egypt, Syria, The Persian Gulf, The Caspian Sea and Iraq by Abu Ishaq Ibrahim Ibn Muhammad Al-Farsi al-Istakhri aka Abu’l Qasim Ubaid’Allah Ibn Khordadbeh aka Al Farsi aka Istakhri.
14 pages, offset print, with Russian folktale in inside cover. 22 x 31 cm. Edition of 250.