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the Historic Views of the Holy Land:

Click on the graphics below to download of each of the 20 volumes of the Historic Views of the Holy Land. This page and these links are intended solely for those who have purchased these volumes. Please do not share these links with others. For questions, email Todd Bolen at [email protected].


Earthly Footsteps of the Man of Galilee (1890s) -

400 photographs of the biblical lands and customs from the 1890s. Taken by a professional team who won numerous awards for their work. Includes detailed descriptions of the photographs.

Photographs of Charles Lee Feinberg (1960s) -

Nearly 400 photographs from the travels of a man born in an Orthodox Jewish home who went on to become one of the most eminent Old Testament professors in the U.S. His eight trips in the 1960s included visits to Israel, the West Bank, Jordan, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Greece, and Rome.

Survey of Western Palestine: The Maps (1870s) -

An extremely rare and valuable set of 26 detailed maps from Dan to Beersheba. “The most important work on the Holy Land that has ever been given to the world…” (Sir Walter Besant).

Picturesque Palestine I: Jerusalem, Judah and Ephraim -

This first-ever electronic edition includes the entirety of the original Volume 1, including 10 steel engravings, 140 wood engravings and 238 pages of text. Volume 1 includes these sections: Jerusalem, by Charles Wilson; Bethlehem and the North of Judea, by Henry B. Tristram; The Mountains of Judah and Ephraim, by Claude Conder

Picturesque Palestine II: Samaria, Galilee, and Syria -

This first-ever electronic edition includes the entirety of the original Volume 2, including 12 steel engravings, 140 wood engravings and 238 pages of text. Volume 2 includes these sections: Samaria and Plain of Esdraelon, by Mary Eliza Rogers; Esdraelon and Nazareth, by Henry B. Tristram; Galilee, by Selah Merrill; Cæsarea Philippi and the Highlands of Galilee, by Selah Merrill; Mount Hermon and its Temples, by Selah Merrill; Damascus, by Philip Schaff and Mary Eliza Rogers; Palmyra, by Henry H. Jessup; The Wâdy Barada, by Henry H. Jessup; Ba’albek, by Henry H. Jessup

Picturesque Palestine III: Phoenicia, Philistia, and the South -

This first-ever electronic edition includes the entirety of the original Volume 3, including 12 steel engravings, 140 wood engravings and 238 pages of text. Volume 3 includes these sections: Phœnicia and Lebanon, by Samuel Jessup; The Phœnician Plain, by Henry B. Tristram; Acre, the Key of Palestine, by Mary Eliza Rogers; Mount Carmel and the River Kishon, by Mary Eliza Rogers; Maritime Cities and Plains of Palestine, by Mary Eliza Rogers; Lydda and Ramleh, by Charles Warren; Philistia, by Charles Warren; The South Country of Judæa, by Henry B. Tristram; The Southern Borderland and Dead Sea, by Edward Palmer; Mount Hor and the Cliffs of Edom, by Mary Eliza Rogers; The Convent of St. Catherine, by Mary Eliza Rogers

Picturesque Palestine IV: Sinai and Egypt -

This first-ever electronic edition includes the entirety of the original Volume 4, including 10 steel engravings, 140 wood engravings and 234 pages of text. Volume 4 includes these sections: Sinai, by C. Pickering Clarke; The Land of Goshen, by Stanley Lane-Poole; Cairo, by Stanley Lane-Poole; Memphis, by Stanley Lane-Poole; Thebes, by Stanley Lane-Poole; Edfû and Philæ, by Stanley Lane-Poole

Jerusalem, Bethany and Bethlehem (1880s) -

An electronic edition of the work by one of the most knowledgeable of the explorers, J. Leslie Porter. This publication is both highly accurate and engaging, and nearly 100 illustrations are included.

Views That Have Vanished: Photographs of David Bivin (1960s) -

More than 700 color photographs from a student and teacher who lived in Jerusalem through some of the most momentous events of the history of modern Israel. Includes photos of sites throughout Israel, the West Bank, Jordan, as well as cultural events and archaeological excavations.

Those Holy Fields (1870s) -

An electronic edition of the work by Samuel Manning, profusely illustrated with attention to accuracy. This volume includes 140 illustrations.

The Holy Land in Photochrom (1890s) -

Unique, color images of Jerusalem, Samaria, Galilee, Lebanon, and Syria taken in the 1890s. Created by applying lithograph stones to a black and white negative, these photographs bring the land and its people to life in a dramatic way.

Through Samaria to Galilee and the Jordan (1880s) -

An electronic edition of J. Leslie Porter’s sequel to Jerusalem, Bethany and Bethlehem, tracing his journeys through dozens of biblical sites and featuring 125 illustrations.

American Colony 1: Northern Palestine -

This volume includes 600 selected photographs of sites and scenes north of Jerusalem, including the Sea of Galilee, Nazareth, Capernaum, Caesarea Philippi, the Jezreel Valley, Samaria, Shechem, Jaffa, and the Benjamin plateau.

American Colony 2: Jerusalem -

This volume includes more than 650 selected photographs of sites and scenes of Jerusalem, including the Temple Mount, the Dome of the Rock, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Mount Zion, the Mount of Olives, the City of David, and the New City.

American Colony 3: Southern Palestine -

This volume includes more than 550 selected photographs of sites and scenes south of Jerusalem, including Bethlehem, Hebron, the Shephelah, Tell Beit Mirsim, the Judean wilderness, Jericho, the Jordan River, the Dead Sea, Masada, Qumran, and the Negev.

American Colony 4: Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan -

This volume includes more than 700 selected photographs of sites and scenes in the modern countries of Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan. Photographs are included of Baalbek, Palmyra, Tyre, Aleppo, Damascus, Gerasa, Petra, and many other locations.

American Colony 5: Egypt and Sinai -

This volume includes more than 450 selected photographs of sites and scenes in Egypt and the Sinai Peninsula, including the Giza Pyramids, Cairo, the Luxor temples, Aswan, Jebel Musa, and St. Catherine’s Monastery.

American Colony 6: Traditional Life and Customs -

This volume includes more than 600 selected photographs of life practices of native people in Palestine in the early 20th century, including scenes of the agricultural cycle, locust plagues, shepherds, fishermen, religious observances, and home life.

American Colony 7: Early 20th-Century History -

This volume includes more than 400 selected photographs of important figures and events from the pre-1948 history of Palestine, including the visit of Kaiser Wilhelm to Jerusalem (1898), the surrender of Jerusalem (1917), the Arab Riots (1920s), the founding of Hebrew University (1925), and Zionist projects in Palestine.

American Colony 8: People of Palestine -

This volume includes more than 250 selected photographs of people in Palestine in the early 1900s, including Arabs, Bedouins, Christians, Druze, Jews, Samaritans, and foreigners.