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Ancient Palestine Published by Tallis

Item#: MAH1306



Ancient Palestine Published by Tallis - click to enlarge.Ancient Palestine Published by Tallis - click to enlarge.

Ancient Palestine From the ‘Illustrated Atlas, And Modern History Of The World’.Drawn & Engraved by J. Rapkin. Published by J & F Tallis London & New York. Year Printed: 1851 Size: 10 X 14 inches. Color and Method: Original water-colored steel plate engraving with 5 illustrations by H. Warren, Engraved by J. B. Allen: The Tomb of Absalom, the ancient cedars of Lebanon, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, and Nazareth.
Map Description: The map shows the ancient boundaries and territories of the 12 tribes of Israel. These regions are individually hand-colored on the east and west side of the River Jordan. The ancient Roman divisions: Judea, Samaria, Galilee, Phoenicia (Present Day Lebanon), Perea (Present Day Jordan) and Decapolis (Present Day Syria), are emphasized. Biblical Jewish settlements and Roman towns and villages are marked. Scale: about 17 miles to an inch. No foxing or tearing. John Tallis was born in 1815/6. He opened his company which published views, maps and atlases in London from roughly 1838. In 1842 his brother Frederick joined the company. The company was dissolved in 1851.