Holy Land Israel Palestine Jerusalem 1865 Johnston large folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Palestine, or the Holy Land.
(Asia, Middle East, Holy Land, Palestine, Israel, Ottoman Empire, Jerusalem, Dead Sea, River Jordan).
Issued 1865, Edinburgh & London by Wm. Blackwood for K. Johnston.
Fine oversize mid 19th century engraved map with original outline hand color. A nice large map of the era.
From an uncommon atlas, a monumental folio production which was quite expensive in its day and hence had a relatively small circulation compared to smaller format atlases.
Well preserved, clean, nice looking example with pleasing age patina.
Original center fold as issued. Printed on heavy thick paper, in a tube over 8 ounces, thus international shipping will be more than typical as seen in listing details.
Sheet Measures c. 19 1/2" H x 24" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 17 1/4" H x 22 1/2" .
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.