Wilson. Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem.1865, 3 volumes, folio
Wilson. Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem.1865, 3 volumes, folio
Wilson. Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem.1865, 3 volumes, folio
Wilson. Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem.1865, 3 volumes, folio
Wilson. Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem.1865, 3 volumes, folio
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Wilson. Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem.1865, 3 volumes, folio

Estimate: 8,000 - 14,000 GBP

Wilson. Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem.1865, 3 volumes, folio

Estimate: 8,000 - 14,000 GBP

Lot sold:10,000GBP

Description

JERUSALEM—WILSON, CHARLES WILLIAM.


Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem, under the direction of Colonel Sir Henry James. London: Her Majesty’s Treasury, 1865


3 volumes, folio (520 x 355mm.), comprising: volume 1, Notes, mounted original photograph, 26 sheets of facsimile notes with hand-coloured day designators, 30 engraved plans. maps and plates, including one double-page plan of Jerusalem, some with hand-colour; volume 2, Photographs, 75 mounted original photographs by Sergeant James McDonald, including 2 fold-out, occasional fading; volume 3, Plans, 5 folding engraved maps and plans backed on linen and edged in blue, loose as issued in original portfolio, original cloth bindings lettered in gilt, volume 1 with original morocco corners and spine, the others rebacked and recornered


Wilson’s survey was undertaken on behalf of the Water Relief Committee, to provide a detailed guide to Jerusalem’s wells, conduits, cisterns etc. Wilson went on to become a key member of the Palestinian Exploration Fund, involved in several further surveys of the region.


PROVENANCE:

Bloomsbury Auctions, 19 November 2009, lot 248

Condition Report

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Wilson. Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem.1865, 3 volumes, folio
Wilson. Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem.1865, 3 volumes, folio
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