Holy Land Israel Palestine 12 Tribes Jerusalem Dead Sea 1850 Cowperthwait mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Palestine & Adjacent Countries.
(Asia, Middle East, Holy Land, Palestine, Israel, Jerusalem, 12 Tribes, Dead Sea, River Jordan).
Issued 1850, Philadelphia by Thomas Cowperthwait.
Fine scarce mid 19th century lithographed map with original hand color.
Large inset at top left shows the environs of Jerusalem. The Explanation seen lower right includes Royal cities of the Israelites, ruins of ancient towns, early tribal divisions plus Remarks which include the 1848 Lynch USN Jordan river descend.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 17 1/4" H x 13 1/2" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 15 5/8" H x 13" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.