1852 Philip Map of Palestine / Israel / Holy Land

Palestine-philip-1852
$300.00
Palestine or the Holy Land According to its Ancient Divisions & Tribes.
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1852 Philip Map of Palestine / Israel / Holy Land

Palestine-philip-1852


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Title


Palestine or the Holy Land According to its Ancient Divisions & Tribes.
  1852    20 x 24 in (50.8 x 60.96 cm)

Description


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.'

Cartographer


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.

Condition


Very good condition. Minor closed and repaired tears to margins. Blank on verso.