PALESTINE OR THE HOLY LAND FROM EARLIEST PERIOD TO THE PRESENT TIME - By Rev. M.Russel Published by T. NELSON London and Edinburgh 1849. An updated edition of the book first published twelve years earlier, with many additions not appearing in the first edition. Magnificent copy in original leather binding.
A journey to Palestine following the Scriptures, and the writings of later travelers. Tracing the migration of the twelve tribes, the migration routes of Bnei Israel, the source of Jewish customs, a detailed topographic description of the Holy Land following the pilgrims, the zoology of palestine and it's nature in general, and more. The book is accompanied by high-quality lithographic plates depicting Jerusalem and its surroundings. The boards are protected with thin paper.
, 505 p. 19 cm. Original leather binding with decorations and gilt embossing. Elevated spine strips. Gilt leaf cutting. Very good condition.