Auction 149, Lot 606

"The Picture Map of the Holy Land", Brown, H.

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1928 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

20.6 x 30.1 inches
52.3 x 76.5 cm

This unusual and attractive map covers the region from Cairo through the Holy Land north to Damascus. Numerous places and events are described including Mt. Sinai where "Jehovah Gave Moses the Laws" and where "God Speaks to Moses from the Burning Bush." Vignettes feature ancient caravan routes, the Pharaoh pursuing the Israelites, and the flight into Egypt. Includes inset maps of Jerusalem and a topographical map of the area. A profile view at bottom shows the relative heights of various places including Jaffa, Jerusalem and Nazareth. Created by Harold Haven Brown and published by R.R. Bowker Company in New York.


Condition: A

Vivid color on a clean sheet with one tiny rust spot and a few short edge tears confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $250

Closed on 5/21/2014