A New Map of the Land of Canaan...

Edward Wells (*1667 - 1727)
Coloured map of Palestine, Israel. Printed in London by E. Wells circa 1738.

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Description

Decorative coloured map of the Holy Land divided among the twelve tribes of Israel. With an inset of the Kingdom of Zobah.

From "A New Sett of Maps both of Antient and Present Geography" by Edward Wells an English clergyman, teacher and mathematician, born in 1667. All map are dedicated to William the Duke of Gloucester who died 1700, the year of the first edition of the atlas. The Wells maps have been much valued during the beginning of the 18th century because of its accuracy.

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CartographerEdward Wells
TitleA New Map of the Land of Canaan...
Publisher, YearE. Wells, London, circa 1738
Plate Size35.8 x 48.0 cm (14.1 x 18.9 inches)
Sheet Size42.0 x 54.2 cm (16.5 x 21.3 inches)

Condition

Several holes in left margin. Manuscript page number by old hand in upper right margin. Excellent condition.

Cartographer

Edward Wells, born in 1667, was a British teacher and mathematician how issued A New Sett of Maps dedicated to William the Duke of Gloucester in 1700. He died in 1727.

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Edward Wells: A New Map of the Land of Canaan....
Coloured map of Palestine, Israel. Printed in London by E. Wells circa 1738.

Holy Land - Wells, Edward - A New Map of the Land of Canaan...

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