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Fine large map of the Holy Land, with 3 inset maps covering (1) the Travels of the Apostle Paul, (2) Jerusalem Holy Places and (3) Peninsula of Mt. Sinai.

published by The Christian Herald in 1887, The map covers the region in great detail showing villages, roads, and mountains in hachure. Many place names have the related Bible chapter and verse listed adjacent.

Across the top of the map is an engraved view titled "Panorama of the Holy Land from the Top of Mount Riscah" and title above this "The Christian Herald Map of the Holy Land." A table gives the English translation for about 20 Arabic words used on the map.

Above the title is an advertisement for the Christian Herald featuring a portrait of Thomas De Witt Talmage, editor of the paper. Talmage had earlier edited Frank Leslie’s Sunday Magazine. 

Provenance:  The Leonard and Juliet Rothman Holy Land Map Collection.

Condition Description
Several old repairs along the folds. Tape stain and tape on front of map, to the right of the title.