Palestine or the Holy Land According to its Ancient Divisions & Tribes.
1852 20 x 24 in (50.8 x 60.96 cm)
This beautiful hand colored map is a steel plate engraving of Israel / Palestine or the Holy Land. Depicts the region as it would have been during the period of the Twelve Tribes of Israel. There are numerous notations referencing well, caravan routes and Biblical locations. Dated 'Liverpool, Published by George Philip and Sons 1852.'
George Philip (1800-1882) founded his map publishing firm in Liverpool, England, in 1832. The firm, which still exists, is became one of England’s most prominent publishing houses. In 1902 Philip established the London Geographical Institute, a factory where he embraced modern printing techniques to produce thousands of economically and high quality maps.
Very good condition. Minor closed and repaired tears to margins. Blank on verso.