Amos Doolittle 1796 Holy Land map Palestine engraved scarce SamariaBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Palestine or the Holy Land.
(Holy Land- Middle East).
Issued Boston, 1796 by Thomas & Andrews. Engraved by Amos Doolittle.
Scarce late 18th century American produced & engraved map.
Paper heavily age toned with some offsetting, fold-lines backed with archival paper & reversible acid-free paste, tiny section of lower left blank margin backed with matching paper (outside engraved area). Map now displays well.
Sheet measures c. 8 1/8" x 6 1/4".
Printed area measures c. 7 1/2" x 5 1/2".
Wheat & Brun, Maps and Charts Published in America Before 1800, 890.
O'Brien, Amos Doolittle: Engraver of the New Republic, pp.21-29.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1.