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Arabian Peninsula
WALDSEEMULLER, M. /  FRIES, L.,  Tabula Sexta Asia (Arabian Peninsula), antique map, old maps WALDSEEMULLER, M. / FRIES, L. - Tabula Sexta Asia (Arabian Peninsula)
Strassburg, 1525, Coloured.. 280x457mm. Good condition. Lower margin cut close.
A fine example of this rare Ptolemaic map of the Arabian Peninsula, one of the earliest maps available to a collector. The map, with its noticeable distortion of the Persian Gulf coast, has numerous place names, prominent mountain ranges, and rivers. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,160  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.,  Tabula Sexta Asia (Arabian Peninsula), antique map, old maps PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G. - Tabula Sexta Asia (Arabian Peninsula)
Vienna, 1525 -1541, In attractive strong colours.. 272x455mm. Good margins. With letter press and decorated initials on verso. Size of paper 400x550mm.
Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of the Arabian Peninsular prepared Martin Waldseemüller. River Rhine to the left.

Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 published in "Ptolemy's Geographia". The atlas was reprinted in 1520, 1522, 1525, 1535 and 1541. ...
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$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,160  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
RUSCELLI, G.,  Arabia Felice Nuova Tavola., antique map, old maps RUSCELLI, G. - Arabia Felice Nuova Tavola.
Venice, 1598, Uncoloured.. 185x245mm. Mint condition. Italian text on verso.
Fine early map of Arabian peninsula, being one of the earliest modern maps of the region.
Girolamo Ruscelli first published the map in his "La Geographi di Claudio Tolomeo" (Venice, 1561), with the present example being from the 1598 edition of the work. In 1574 a new plate was used which las...
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$ 850
Approx. Euro 731  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
BERTIUS, P.,  Mare Rubrum., antique map, old maps BERTIUS, P. - Mare Rubrum.
Amsterdam, 1602, Uncoloured.. 85x123mm. A very good and dark impression.
Very fine miniature map including the Red Sea, Yemen, east coast of the Arabian peninsula. One of the early maps to focus on this area.
Engraved by Petrus Kaerius.

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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DU VAL, P.,  Arabie., antique map, old maps DU VAL, P. - Arabie.
Paris, 1676, Coloured.. 101x123mm. Slight marginal browning. Very good and dark impression.
Uncommon miniature map of the Arabian peninsula, from Pierre Duval's La Geographie Universeille dated 1676. Following his Cartes de géographie in 1657, Pierre Duval published this smaller size atlas which contains a larger quantity of maps. The maps in the atlas appear to be derived fr... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 550
Approx. Euro 473  

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Condition Rating: 2
CHATELAIN, H.,  Description du pelerinage des turcs a la Mecque et a Medine . . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Description du pelerinage des turcs a la Mecque et a Medine . . .
Amsterdam, 1728, Uncoloured.. 380x438mm. A good and dark impression. Splits next and in lower part centerfold repaired. Lower margin a bit frayed.
Fascinating engraving depicting Turkish peoples en route from the gates of Cairo to visit their holy sites in Mecca and Medina is in a beautifully detailed vignette which realistically renders the various groups making up the pilgrimage, including janissaries, falconers, drummers, religious leaders,... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
CHATELAIN, H.,  Le temple de la Mecque avec une description de tout ce qu'on y voit . . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Le temple de la Mecque avec une description de tout ce qu'on y voit . . .
Amsterdam, 1728, Uncoloured.. 380x438mm. A good and dark impression. Part of the centerfold repaired.
Fascinating engraving depicting the Muslim Kaaba at Mecca. Below the main image are two smaller vignette images of people praying. In between the two vignettes is a key (A - Q) to the Kaaba view and a description in French of Islamic traditions.
Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was a Hugu...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

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Condition Rating: 2
VAUGONDY, R. de,  L'Arabie., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. de - L'Arabie.
Paris, later than 1749, In original o/l colours.. 160x177mm. Very crisp and fine image. Good margins. Very good condition.
Small detailed map of the Arabian Peninsula. From Atlas Portatif Universel, by Robert de Vaugondy.
Page 162 outside border top right....
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$ 225
Approx. Euro 194  

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Condition Rating: 2
HARREVELT,E.van / CHANGUION, D.J.,  Carte de la Coste d'Arabie., antique map, old maps HARREVELT,E.van / CHANGUION, D.J. - Carte de la Coste d'Arabie.
Amsterdam, 1773, Uncoloured.. 215x248mm. Good and dark impression.
Uncommon issue of this very nice map of the Arabian peninsula. Depicted is Saudi Arabia, Red Sea and the Persian Gulf.
With French text in title cartouche and an additional title in Dutch underneath the map.
From Atlas Portatif pour servir a l'intelligence de l'Histoire Philosophique et Pol...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 344  

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Condition Rating: 2
SANTINI, P.,  Etats du Grand-Seigneur en Asie, empire de Perse, pays des Usbecs, Arabie et Egypte., antique map, old maps SANTINI, P. - Etats du Grand-Seigneur en Asie, empire de Perse, pays des Usbecs, Arabie et Egypte.
Venise, 1778, In original o/l colours.. 484x552mm. Very good condition.
Detailed map of the region bounded by the Black Sea, Georgia, the Caspian, Uzbekistan, The Indian Ocean, Saudi Arabia (here called "Arabie Heureuse"), Egypt and the Red Sea. With fine rococo cartouche lower left showing natives smoking hookah..
Published by P.Santini, after R. de Vaugondy....
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$ 550
Approx. Euro 473  

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Condition Rating: 2
WENNG, C.,  Die übergangsländer von Asien und Afrika begreifend : Arabien nebst Mesopotamien und Syrien und das Nilgebiet. . ., antique map, old maps WENNG, C. - Die übergangsländer von Asien und Afrika begreifend : Arabien nebst Mesopotamien und Syrien und das Nilgebiet. . .
Munich, 1845, In original o/l colours.. 445x515mm. In good condition, full margins.
This extremely rare separately-issued map of the Middle East was made as a private commission by a group of Münich grandees led by Gotthilf Heinrich von Schubert (1780 - 1860), a prominent intellectual, especially to commemorate Duke Maximilian Joseph of Bavaria (1808 - 1888)] 1838 excursion to Egyp... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,850
Approx. Euro 1,591  

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Condition Rating: 3
STANFORD'S GEOGR.ESTABL.,  Arabia, The Red Sea, The Valley of the Nile, including Egypt, Nubia and Abyssinia., antique map, old maps STANFORD'S GEOGR.ESTABL. - Arabia, The Red Sea, The Valley of the Nile, including Egypt, Nubia and Abyssinia.
London, 1903, In original colours.. 500x612mm. Chromolithography. Some age toning of the map linen on verso of map. Water staining to the linen cover and label. Else very good condition.
Outstanding large, detailed map centered on the Arabian Peninsula, The Red Sea, and the North Eastern cost of Africa from Cairo to the Horn of Africa. The island of Socotra and the Persian Gulf are also shown.
Dissected onto18 linen backed panels that fold neatly into a quarto sized burgundy cl...
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 516  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4