RARE facsimile edition of the first scientific publication on Jerusalem and its sites, which has been the basis for all future Jerusalem research, carried out by a team of men of the British Royal Engineers Ordnance Survey, headed by Captain Charles Wilson. The book contains numerous b&w plates and photographs, as well as maps/plans and views of Jerusalem. 280x220mm. ++[XXVIII]+ pages & plates. Maroon cloth Hardcover with illustrated dust-jacket, 3 fold-out maps/plans and 2 panoramic views of Jerusalem (nos. 42 & 43 MISSING!). Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Jacket yellowing and rubbed. Jacket edges worn and slightly tattered. Spine bottom edge bumped. Ordnance Survey plan hinges rubbed. Ordnance Survey plan of the Holy Sepulchre Church right edge slightly torn/creased - NO damage to text. Cover slightly stained. Cover corners slightly rubbed. Spine dirty and faded. Spine hinges and upper edge wrinkled. Spine bottom edge bumped/wrinkled. [SUMMARY]: This rare facsimile edition of 1856 Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem, a unique 19th century historical document of immense interest to anyone dealing with history of Jerusalem and the Holy Land, is overall in very good condition.