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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