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Book Description

Palestine plans and maps. 41 engravings from the publications of the Palestine Exploration Fund, many showing recent excavations in Jerusalem (i.e. 1873-89) and 2 maps by Monin circa 1845 including: Plan of Russian Property east of Church of Holy Sepulchre showing recent discoveries, 1889. On paper size 28 by 20 cm. Scale 25 feet to the inch. With two sections, both folding; Plan of Nehemiah’s South wall, Jerusalem 1889. On paper size 20 by 13 cm. With a key to 31 features shown by numbers on the map. These include various gates, the House of David, the Armoury, the house of Eliashib and the Sepulchres of David. Uncoloured. Heights are shown by contours. VG condition; Elevation of the West Wall of the Haram Area from Wilson’s Arch showing the results of excavations made by Captain Warren, lithographed by Stanfords. On paper size 67 by 20 cm., scale 1:500 or 41.66 feet to the inch. Has been folded; Plan of the Old Byzantine Market in Jerusalem 1889...on paper size 30 by 20 cm. Scale 25 feet to the inch. With a key to present buildings, the old market and the line of new buildings. Lithographed by Vincent Brooks & Day. Has been folded. VG condition; The Rock Scarp of Zion, an map by Conder. Size 27 by 20 cm. Scale of 1:1,000; Roman and Mediaeval Ruins at Kaysarieh, size 24 by 20 cm. Scale 6 inches to the mile. With 2 maps by Monin circa 1845: 1.Palestine selon la partage. Des Douze Tribes, by Monin, Paris circa 1845. On paper size 33 by 23 cm. Scale 10 leagues to the inch or 250 Hebrew Stades. With an inset map of the land of Canaan before the Israelites. Some hand-colouring of borders. Heights shown by hachuring or shading. 2.With Palestine sous les Romains. Size 33 by 23 cm. Scale approximately 25 Roman miles to the inch, with scales also in Hebrew stades and in leagues. Includes an inset plan of Jerusalem. Uncoloured. Heights shown by hachuring or shading. Both maps in Good condition though age toned.
Author Warren, Conder & Monin
Date 1873-1889
Publisher Palestine Exploration Fund
Illustrator Conder, Monin etc.
Condition Good to VG
Pages 42 maps and plans

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