1907 Antique Map PALESTINE Sinai Peninsula SUEZ CANAL Egypt SYRIA

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An original circa 1907 map, produced by George Philip and Son for the London Geographical Institute


Modern Palestine, The Suez Canal and Sinai Peninsula

In two halves with four insets


Palestine map and areas shown include: El Batroun - Kulmon - Hasia - Belad Bukaa - Jebel Esh Sherki - Desert of El Kra'a - Damascus - Beirut or Beyrout - Sidon or Saida - Belad es Shukif Hauran en Nukrah - Jebel Hauran - Jaffa - Nablous - Haifa - Libnan - Lake of Tiberia or Sea of Galilee - Jericho - Dead Sea or Asphaltites Lake - Jerusalem - Bethlehem - Beersheba - etc. With an inset entitled "The Twelve Tribes". reive

Sinai Peninsula Map and areas shown include: Port Said - Suez Canal - Sabkhat Bardowal - Suez - Gulf of Suez - Desert Et Tih - El Jofar - Kalat el Arish - Gulf of Akabah - Strait of Tiran - Ras Mohammed - Sherm Sheikh - Kalat el Akabah - Strait of Jubal - Sanafir Island - Wady el Arabah - etc. With three insets: Suez - Port Said - Suez Canal.

Both maps show the principal through routes by land and sea, including Railways, Steamship Routes, Submarine Cables etc. With distances to and from various ports in nautical miles. A table shows Explanation of Terms eg. Ain for Fountain - Wady for Valley or Watercourse - Jebel for Mountain etc. The maps do not show the modern day names of Syria, Lebanon, Israel etc. ref. to this in my description is for research info. only.

Provenance: Produced for an atlas by George Philip and Son. Published: London. circa 1905-1907.

Suitable for framing. It has an original as published fold to the centre. Blank on reverse (blank apart from titles and a key map). There is a little age yellowing and handling marks to the edges. It measures overall 510 x 390 mm ( 20 x 15.25 inches ) approximately. It originally would have been in an atlas, edge mounted so as to avoid damage to the map, and not stapled; it still has the cloth binding on the fold to reverse of map. This map will be sent rolled in a protective postal tube.

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