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Stock# 55065
Description

Rare separately pubilshed map of the Holy Land, engraved by J & C Walker for Peter Graham.

The map shows a number of important early routes, including:

  • the Roman Road
  • the Routes of the Israelites toward the promised lands
  • the Hadj or Pilgrimage Route from Damascas to Mecca
  • Jacob's Probable Route into Egypt from 

An ancient canal between the Salt Marshes of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Suez is shown along with a note "Vestiges of Suez Canal", a reference to Napoleon's attempt to construct the Suez Canal, as well as a proposed railroad from Cairo to the north point of the Suez Canal.

The map includes three large engraved vignette illustrations by W. Hamilton R.A.:

  • Christ and the Samaritan woman at Jacob's Well (John 4:22)
  • The Crucifixion
  • Moses receiving the Commandments, royal arms at top

The map extends from to the Nile delta, Arabian peninsula and Palestine. 

Condition Description
Dissected and laid on linen. Minor soiling.