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New Map of Palestine or the Holy Land. Augustus Mitchell, c1880.

New Map of Palestine or the Holy Land. Augustus Mitchell, c1880.

by Mitchell, Samuel Augustus/ S.Augustus

Antique Map of Palestine and the Holy Land, & Modern Jerusalem circa 1880. The inset of Modern Jerusalem is shown at a larger scale than the rest of the map of Palestine.

Original very pretty map with, colour-printed and finished by hand. Constructed and engraved in Philadelphia by W. Williams, and Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1879 by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington. From 1860, S. Augustus Mitchell succeeded his father Samuel Augustus Mitchell, in publishing "Mitchell's New General Atlas".

The decorative foliage scrolling around the border of the map, was a tradition that was begun in 1855 by the Colton family of mapmakers. This map has pale colour-printing which is much more subtle than some editions, and the highlighted red-lined country borders stands out clearly.

On the reverse of this map is an antique map of Hindoostan, Farther India, China, and Tibet, in the same style and of the same date. This map is in good condition except for slight nicks out along the lower side from binding. To outside edge of decorative border measures 295 x 365 mm (11.7/8 x 14.3/8 inches). Page size is 320 x 385 mm (12.1/2 x 15.1/8 inches).

Stock Number: amSAMphl117Price: $250.00