1851 Black Map of Egypt, Arabia and Asia Minor

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Seller: geographicusmaps (3,949) 100%, Location: 11221, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 352587241536 1851 Black Map of Egypt, Arabia and Asia Minor WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS - NOT REPRODUCTIONS Title: The Countries embraced within the Travels of St. Paul. Lower Egypt with the Peninsula of Mt. Sinai and the Journeys of the Israelites. Description: This is a fine example of Adam and Charles Black's 1851 Biblical reference map of Greece, Italy, Asia Minor and Lower egypt in antiquity. The map is divided into two parts: The upper map covers the countries traveled by St. Paul, which include Italy, Greece and the Balkans and Asia Minor south as far as Arabia and egypt. The lower map covers Arabia and egypt and follows the journeys of the Israelites, including egypt, centered on the Nile River, and extending south as far as Hermopolis. Both maps feature ancient and contemporary place names, ie. Candia and Crete, for each destination - an invaluable resource or scholars of antiquity. The journeys of St. Paul are depicted on the upper map by variously dotted lines to differentiate from the first to the fifth journey. The lower map also depicts the Journeys of the Israelites from their first arrival at Kadesh and their second and third arrival and departure thereof. Throughout, the map identifies various cities, towns, rivers, mountain passes and an assortment of additional topographical details with relief shown by hachures. The upper map is hand colored in pink, green, blue and yellow pastels to define provincial boundaries. The lower map is outlined in red and green color depicting boundaries. This map was engraved by Sidney Hall for issue as plate no. LX in the 1851 edition of Black's General Atlas of the World . Size: Printed area measures 16.5 inches high by 11 inches wide. Condition: Very good. Minor overall toning. Blank on verso. Minor foxing. Shipping: Shipping rates are not negotiable. Items are shipped within three business days of receiving payment. We are happy to consolidate shipping where possible. The following shipping options are available: 1. FedEx Overnight (45 USD). USA Only. Signature Required. 2. FedEx Ground or Home Delivery (15 USD). USA Only. 1 - 10 days. If your address is a P.O. Box and cannot ship FedEx we will ship USPS Priority and, while we ship promptly, recent postal personnel cutbacks mean that delivery may take time. Signature Required. 3. FedEx International or DHL International EXPRESS (45 USD). 4. We can use your FedEx Account. Customs: International buyers are responsible for paying duty and taxes on delivery. DHL or FedEx will contact the buyer by telephone to arrange tax payment if it is levied. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. Typically, a customs duty and/or VAT tax will be assessed on all parcels to continental Europe. Sometimes duty or tax is due in China, but is seems very random. Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, and Taiwan have never assessed duty on a map we shipped. Maps shipped to the UK should be duty free as educational materials, but from time to time duty of 5% is assessed incorrectly by the UK customs agents. Insurance: All shipments are insured privately against loss and damage. All of our shipments require a signature for insurance purposes. If you have any questions please feel free to email us through eBay or contact us by telephone at 646-320-8650. Other ServicesConservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. BEWARE anyone attempting to contact you, from a different eBay account, claiming to represent Geographicus Antique Maps. My eBay handle is GeographicusMaps. If you are contacted by email by someone offering you my items, please call me directly to be certain you are not dealing with a con artist. My phone number is 646-320-8650. " Condition: Very good. Minor overall toning. Blank on verso. Minor foxing.

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