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Arabian Peninsula
MÜNSTER, S.,  Tabula Asiae VI. [Arabia Felix], antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - Tabula Asiae VI. [Arabia Felix]
Basle, ca. 1545, Uncoloured.. 273x342mm. In fine condition, Wide margins.
This fine woodcut is an early Ptolemaic map of the Arabian Peninsula here called 'Arabia Felix'. It is a fairly decent representation of the peninsula, although perhaps Ptolemy overestimated the width of the southern part of the peninsula and distorted the shape of the Arabian Gulf.
The map is ...
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Estimates : $ 480 - $ 560
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RUSCELLI, G., Tabula Asiae VI. (Arabian Peninsular), antique map, old maps RUSCELLI, G. - Tabula Asiae VI. (Arabian Peninsular)
Venice, 1561, Uncoloured.. 180x240mm. In excellent condition, only slightly age toned, with Italian text on verso with historiated 'L'.
Scarce FIRST edition of this classical map depicting the Arabian Peninsula, here called Arabia Foelix, the Persian Gulf and Red Sea. The map is based upon a map published by Giacomo Gastaldi in 1548.
Girolamo Ruscelli's edition of 'Ptolemy's Geographia' included newly engraved cop...
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Estimates : $ 240 - $ 300
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MÜNSTER, S., Tabula Asiae VI. [Arabia Felix], antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - Tabula Asiae VI. [Arabia Felix]
Basle, ca. 1571, Coloured.. 255x342mm. In good condition, some remains of old tape on verso. Good margins.
This fine woodcut is an early Ptolemaic map of the Arabian Peninsula here called 'Arabia Felix'. It is a fairly decent representation of the peninsula, although perhaps Ptolemy overestimated the width of the southern part of the peninsula and distorted the shape of the Arabian Gulf.
The map is ...
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Estimates : $ 600 - $ 900
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PTOLEMY, C. / MERCATOR, G., Tab. VI. Asiae, Arabiam Felicem, Carmaniam ac Sinum Persicum Comprehendens, antique map, old maps PTOLEMY, C. / MERCATOR, G. - Tab. VI. Asiae, Arabiam Felicem, Carmaniam ac Sinum Persicum Comprehendens
Antwerp, 1578 - 1593, Uncoloured.. 335x475mm. In good condition with overall light toning, with two old fixings on the verso.
An interesting map of the Arabian peninsula with an ornamental title cartouche and a sea monster.
Mercator's Ptolemaic map of the Middle East, issued in Mercator's 'Geographia', is based on the works of Claudius Ptolemy.
Ptolemy drew on the accounts of travellers and sailors, and althou...
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Estimates : $ 375 - $ 450
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MAGINI,G.A./ PORRO,G., Turcici Imperii Descriptio., antique map, old maps MAGINI,G.A./ PORRO,G. - Turcici Imperii Descriptio.
Venice, 1598, Uncoloured.. 125x171mm. In excellent condition. Italian text below and to verso. Good margins, dark impression. Sheet size: 292 x 200 mm.
A map depicting the Turkish Empire, with the Arabian Peninsular at its center. Taken from the 1598 Italian printing of Giovanni Antonio Magini's edition of Claudius Ptolemy's Geographia. The map extent of the empire is from Northern Africa and the eastern end of the Mediterranean across Turke... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 120 - $ 150
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MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.,  Tab. IX Europae, Continens Daciam, Misiam, Thraciam, ac Macedoniae partem., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J. - Tab. IX Europae, Continens Daciam, Misiam, Thraciam, ac Macedoniae partem.
Amsterdam, c.1600, Uncoloured.. 345x450mm. A good and dark impression.
Map of Dacia, Thrace and Macedonia -- or Byzantium from the Black Sea west to Greece. Including the site of Constantinople / Istanbul, the Dardanelles, Bosphorus, etc. By Gerard Mercator, from his rendition of Ptolemy's Geography..... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 360 - $ 400
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DU VAL, P.,  Arabie., antique map, old maps DU VAL, P. - Arabie.
Paris, 1676, In original o/l colours.. 102x125mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Marginal water staining just affecting engraved area. Very good and dark impression.
Scarce miniature map of the Arabian peninsular, 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 fro... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 240 - $ 300
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MALLET, A.M., Arabie., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - Arabie.
Frankfurt, 1684, Uncoloured.. 145x100mm. Some light toning and staining to extremities, a little worming to lower margin - else in very nice condition. Good margins, and a good impression.
German edition of this map.
An attractive small map of the Arabian peninsular, complete with decorative cartouche, by Alain Manesson Mallet (1630-1706). He was a French cartographer and engineer. He started his career as a soldier in the army of Louis XIV, became a Sergeant-Major in the artillery and an Inspector of Fortificat... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 100 - $ 130
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MÜLLER, J. U., Arabia., antique map, old maps MÜLLER, J. U. - Arabia.
Ulm, 1702, Uncoloured.. 65x75mm. Copper engraved map with letter press. German text. Nice dark impression. Left margin slim. Size of sheet 160 x 85mm. Blanc verso.
A lovely miniature map of the Arabian peninsular, showing the Red Sea, parts of Persia, Bagdad, parts of north eastern Africa, to the Horn of Africa. For such a small map it renders a wealth of detail, with mountains, forests, river, towns, cities all engraved in some detail.
From "Kurtz-bündi...
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Estimates : $ 250 - $ 300
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VANDER AA, P.,  Reys-togt Thomas Coryat van Jerusalem te Land gedaan na Asmere de Hof-Stadt des Grooten Mogols in Oostindien., antique map, old maps VANDER AA, P. - Reys-togt Thomas Coryat van Jerusalem te Land gedaan na Asmere de Hof-Stadt des Grooten Mogols in Oostindien.
Leiden, 1706, Coloured.. 160x230mm. Short upper margin. In good condition.
Regional map, illustrating the narrative of Thomas Coryat's travels by land from Jerusalem to the Court of the Great Mogul. Coryat travelled to Ajmer in India to the court of the Great Mogul, Jahangir, from July 1615 to September 1616.
Some reasonable detail in the Arabian Peninsular.

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Estimates : $ 400 - $ 450
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DE LETH,H.,  Estats de L'Empire du Grand Seigneur dit Sultan et Ottomans Empereur des Turcs. . ., antique map, old maps DE LETH,H. - Estats de L'Empire du Grand Seigneur dit Sultan et Ottomans Empereur des Turcs. . .
Amsterdam, 1740, In original o/l colours.. 181x222mm. Very good condition.
The map shows the extent of the Ottoman Empire from the Balkans to Persia, including all of Arabia and North Africa (an inset map at lower left shows the continuation of the African coast to present day Algeria).
There is a short text on map regarding the Nile and its source in Ethiopia. In the...
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Estimates : $ 180 - $ 225
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LE ROUGE, George Louis, L’ Empire Des Turcs., antique map, old maps LE ROUGE, George Louis - L’ Empire Des Turcs.
Paris, 1767, Light outline colour.. 210x277mm. Paper slightly age toned, but generally in very good condition.
A highly detailed map of the Arabian Peninsula and the Eastern Mediterranean Sea.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 180 - $ 250
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SANTINI, P. /REMONDINI, M./ ROBERT de VAUGONDY, G.,  Etats du Grand Seigneur en Asie Pays des Usbecs, Arabie et Egypte. . ., antique map, old maps SANTINI, P. /REMONDINI, M./ ROBERT de VAUGONDY, G. - Etats du Grand Seigneur en Asie Pays des Usbecs, Arabie et Egypte. . .
Venise, 1778, In original o/l colours.. 480x550mm. Good and dark impression. Wide margins.
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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Estimates : $ 400 - $ 550
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DESNOS / BRION,  Perse, Turquie Asiatique et Arabie. . ., antique map, old maps DESNOS / BRION - Perse, Turquie Asiatique et Arabie. . .
Paris, 1790, In original colours.. 280x477mm. Very good condition.
Attractive map covering the Arabian Peninsula, Turkey, Palestine, the Caucasus, today's Iraq and Iran.
Flanked by two columns of French text containing geographical information about the area. Map and border were printed from two separate plates with the text on glued down sheets, as issued. (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 240 - $ 300
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AL IDRISI, M.,  Single sheet from Tabula Rogeriana world map with Arabian Peninsular section., antique map, old maps AL IDRISI, M. - Single sheet from Tabula Rogeriana world map with Arabian Peninsular section.
ca. 1900, Colour printed.. 440x650mm. Chromolithography. One sheet from six. Sheet size : 560 x 735mm.
Separate single sheet sheet (of 6) with the Arabian Peninsular and Egypt section of the 'Tabula Rogeriana'. The Tabula Rogeriana, drawn by al-Idrisi for Roger II of Sicily in 1154, one of the most advanced ancient world maps.
The Tabula Rogeriana was drawn by Al-Idrisi in 1154 for the Norman K...
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Estimates : $ 120 - $ 150
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Sold for $ 110
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