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Antique, Bartholomew`s World Survey Map Series, Topo & Physical Map Of Palestine

Antique, Bartholomew`s World Survey Map Series, Topo & Physical Map Of Palestine
Antique, Bartholomew`s World Survey Map Series, Topo & Physical Map Of Palestine
Antique, Bartholomew`s World Survey Map Series, Topo & Physical Map Of Palestine
Antique, Bartholomew`s World Survey Map Series, Topo & Physical Map Of Palestine
Antique, Bartholomew`s World Survey Map Series, Topo & Physical Map Of Palestine
Antique, Bartholomew`s World Survey Map Series, Topo & Physical Map Of Palestine
Antique, Bartholomew`s World Survey Map Series, Topo & Physical Map Of Palestine
Antique, Bartholomew`s World Survey Map Series, Topo & Physical Map Of Palestine
Antique, Bartholomew`s World Survey Map Series, Topo & Physical Map Of Palestine
Antique, Bartholomew`s World Survey Map Series, Topo & Physical Map Of Palestine
Antique, Bartholomew`s World Survey Map Series, Topo & Physical Map Of Palestine
Antique, Bartholomew`s World Survey Map Series, Topo & Physical Map Of Palestine

Antique, Bartholomew`s World Survey Map Series, Topo & Physical Map Of Palestine    Antique, Bartholomew`s World Survey Map Series, Topo & Physical Map Of Palestine
ANTIQUE, BARTHOLOMEW`S WORLD SURVEY MAP SERIES, TOPOGRAPHICAL & PHYSICAL MAP OF PALESTINE. COMPILED FROM THE PALESTINE EXPLORATION FUND SURVEY AND OTHER AUTHORITIES UNDER THE DIRECTION OF J. AND REVISED BY GEORGE ADAM SMITH, DD. EXTREMELY RARE, BARTHOLOMEW & Co, CANVAS WALL HANGING MAP FITTED WITH TWO WOODEN POLES FOR DISPLAY AND ROLL-UP STORAGE, FOR USE IN SCHOOLS, OFFICES, LIBRARYS, GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS ETC. THIS INCREDIBLE MAP WAS PRODUCED BY JOHN BARTHOLOMEW & Co, IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE EDINBURGH GEOGRAPHICAL INSTITUTE, IT WAS THE RESULT OF MANY YEARS OF WORK WHICH STARTED IN 1865 FOUNDED BY THE PALESTINE EXPLORATION FUND TO PROMOTE RESEARCH INTO BIBLICAL PALESTINE AND THE LEVANT, THE SURVEY OF WESTERN PALESTINE, 1871-8, WAS THEIR SECOND MAJOR PROJECT, BARTHOLOMEW SUPERVISED THE COMPILATION OF THIS THE 1901 TOPOGRAPHICAL & PHYSICAL MAP OF PALESTINE FROM THESE SURVEYS AND OTHER SOURCES, THE BIBLICAL CONTENT WAS REVISED BY GEORGE ADAM SMITH DD.

MADE FROM A LIGHT CANVAS MATERIAL WITH AN APPLIED LAMINATED PAPER SURFACE THIS HUGE MAP IS TITLED; BARTHOLOMEW`S WORLD SURVEY MAP SERIES TOPOGRAPHICAL & PHYSICAL MAP OF PALESTINE , THE SCALE AS STATED IS 1:253440-4 MILES TO AN INCH HIGH , BELOW THE SCALE IS AN EXPLANATORY NOTE FOR RAILWAYS BOTH EXISTING AND PROJECTED, MAIN ROADS, PATHS & TRACKS, RUINED SITES, AND THAT HEIGHTS ARE INDICATED IN FEET, THERE IS A REFERENCE TO TOWNS AND PLACE NAMES BEING ENGRAVED IN STRONG LETTERS AND MODERN NAMES IN HAIRLINE ITALICS, FOR EXAMPLE; TYRE. VARIOUS BORDERED CHARTS CAN BE FOUND THROUGHOUT THE MAP, MAINLY TO THE LOWER RIGHT SIDE WHERE YOU WILL FIND, EXPLANATION OF ARABIC GEOGRAPHICAL TERMS, PLAN OF MODERN JERUSALEM FROM THE ORDNANCE SURVEY SCALE OF ½ A MILE, VEGETATION MAP OF PALESTINE, LONDON ON SAME SCALE AS LARGE MAP 4 MILES TO AN INCH, REFERENCE TO COLOURING OF CONTOUR LINES SHOWING HEIGHT OF LAND & DEPTH OF SEA, BOTTOM OF THE MAP IS A CHART SHOWING A CROSS SECTION OF THE AREA; SECTION ACROSS JUDEA AND THE DEAD SEA WHICH STARTS AT THE MEDITERANEAN SEA & THE PLAIN OF SHARON THROUGH TO THE PLATEAU OF MOAB, AT THE TOP LEFT OF MAP IS ANOTHER CROSS SECTION CHART; SECTION ACROSS GALILEE AND THE JORDAN VALLEY AGAIN STARTING AT THE MEDITERANEAN SEA & MOUNT CARMEL THROUGH TO THE JAULAN PLATEAU, THERE IS ALSO A SMALL CHART GIVING REFERENCE TO THE COLOUR OF CONTOUR LINES SHOWING HEIGHT OF LAND AND DEPTH, LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE ARE DISPLAYED.

THE MAP IS INCREDIBLY DETAILED AND IS OBVIOUSLY A RESULT OF MANY YEARS OF INTENSIVE SURVEY WORK. LENGTH = 56 (142.2cm). WIDTH = 37,1/2(95.2cm). TOP POLE WIDTH = 38,1/2 (97.7cm). LOWER POLE WIDTH = 42 (106.7cm). THERE IS WEAR OVERALL TO THIS FANTASTIC MAP, PLENTY OF CREASES BOTH BIG AND SMALL, CRACKS AND RUBBING, A SECTION, APPOROXIMATELY 3x 3, TOP CENTER WITH SOME SMALL WORN-OFF PIECES WHERE THE BACKING MATERIAL SHOWS THROUGH, EDGE FRAYING, SMALL EDGE TEARS, SOME LIFTING OF THE LAMINATED SURFACE FROM THE CANVAS, SOME VERY MINOR, PERIOD? TAPE REPAIR TO THE BACKING CLOTH AND POLE EDGE MAINTENANCE, ALL VERY EXPECTED FROM A WELL USED MAP, HOWEVER, THE MAP IS 99% ALL THERE, MOST OF THE LAMINATED AREA IS HIGHLY GLOSSED, IT`S SOLIDLY CONNECTED TO BOTH POLES (WHICH ARE THE ORIGINAL POLES) AND IT LOOKS SPECTACULAR, THE PHOTOGRAPHS DO NOT DO THIS BEAUTIFUL MAP JUSTICE, LIGHTING ON THE LAMINATE SURFACE MAKES IT APPEAR DULLER THAN IN THE FLESH WHEN IT DISPLAYS VIBRANT BRIGHT COLOURS AND INCREDIBLE DETAIL! YOU DEFINATELY DON`T SEE THESE INCREDIBLE MAPS OFTEN AND WHEN A SUPER RARE ONE LIKE THIS APPEARS IT`S A GOOD IDEA TO SNAP IT UP AS YOU NEVER KNOW IF YOU`LL SEE ONE AGAIN! A DEFINATE MUST FOR THE DISCERNING COLLECTOR/HISTORIAN, DON`T MISS OUT! PLEASE DON`T HESITATE TO MAKE AN OFFER AS ALL RESONABLE OFFERS WILL BE CONSIDERED!

The item "ANTIQUE, BARTHOLOMEW`S WORLD SURVEY MAP SERIES, TOPO & PHYSICAL MAP OF PALESTINE" is in sale since Saturday, April 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Asia Maps".

The seller is "gustav41uk" and is located in Belfast. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Format: Wall/ Poster Map
  • Region: Middle East
  • Antique/ Modern: Antique
  • Map Type: Geological/ Terrain


Antique, Bartholomew`s World Survey Map Series, Topo & Physical Map Of Palestine    Antique, Bartholomew`s World Survey Map Series, Topo & Physical Map Of Palestine