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Long title: Syria Showing All the Ancient Sites Hitherto Identified in Palestine. Lithograph with original outline hand colouring. Overall size: 47cms x 95cms. Image size: 435mm x 920mm. Old folds as issued (three) some spotting along lower fold and odd spot elsewhere see photograph else good condition. (Would be sent rolled in a tube).
Edward Weller was a cartographer and engraver based in London. His best known work appears in Cassell’s Weekly Dispatch Atlas, published in monthly segments for subscribers of the “Weekly Dispatch” newspaper. The maps are characterised by their detail and attractive outline colour and up to date information. The majority have an emblematical design of the upper half of a globe with a scroll "the Dispatch atlas" wrapped round it and above is the flying figure of Mercury (messenger of the Gods) .