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Auction 166, Lot 646


"Palestine Land of Strife",

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1945 (published)

Publication: Sunday News

Color: Printed Color

14.1 x 20.5 inches
35.8 x 52.1 cm
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This map covers the region from Damascus south to the Dead Sea and Rafah, and is filled with interesting notations, cities visited by Jesus, archaeological sites, and dates of battle over time. Included at bottom are inset maps of Europe: 1938 and Jerusalem and Environs. The verso features an interesting full-page illustration of a boat full of Japanese rifles that were hauled out to sea and dumped. Published in the December 16, 1945 issue of the Sunday News.

The New York Sunday News, or simply the Sunday News, was first published in 1866 by Benjamin Wood. This weekly newspaper ran continuously until the latter part of the 20th century when it was absorbed by New York Daily News, which is currently the 9th largest newspaper in the United States.


Condition: A

Vivid color with pleasant light toning.

Estimate: $60 - $80


Closed on 2/14/2018