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Arabian Peninsula
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  

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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  

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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  

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Condition Rating: 2
LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.,  Descriptio Arabie / Arabia., antique map, old maps LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P. - Descriptio Arabie / Arabia.
Amsterdam, Cornelis Claes, 1606, Uncoloured.. 85x122mm. Very fine condition. Some very light marginal staining. Dark impression.
A rare miniature map of the Arabian Peninsular. Title cartouche on the lower right corner.

First published in 1598 in his Caert-Thresoor, the plates were executed by the most famous engravers in Amsterdam, including Petrus Kaerius and Jodocus Hondius I. The atlas set a new standard for...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

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Condition Rating: 2
BLAEU, J.,  Arabia., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Arabia.
Amsterdam, 1662, In attractive strong original colours.. 410x522mm. Good and dark impression. Latin text on verso. Repair of split upper margin (not affecting engraved area) and 5cm split in center of centerfold but no paper missing. Paper very slightly age toned. Generally very good.
A handsome map of the Arabian Peninsula drawn on a large scale on which the three classical divisions are shown with some urban centers and topographical features. There are also a certain number of illustrations representing animals and trees spread throughout the Arabian Peninsula. The tree symbol... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,580  

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Condition Rating: 3
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
PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G.,  Maskatae, in Arabien., antique map, old maps PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G. - Maskatae, in Arabien.
Antwerp, c.1690, Uncoloured.. 120x235mm. Some light marginal water staining. Good and dark impression.
Magnificent bird's eye-town-view of Muscat, Oman’s port capital. Etched by Gaspar Bouttats (1640-1695).
The Antwerp based publisher Jacques Peeters published ca. 1690 a series of prints related to the Habsburg-Ottoman war (1683-1699) and the Ott...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

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Condition Rating: 2
PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G.,  Mocha, in Arabien. (View of Mocha, Yemen.), antique map, old maps PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G. - Mocha, in Arabien. (View of Mocha, Yemen.)
Antwerp, c.1690, Uncoloured.. 130x240mm. Some light water staining in top margin. Good and dark impression.
Magnificent bird's eye-town-view of Mocha in Yemen.. Etched by Gaspar Bouttats (1640-1695).
The Antwerp based publisher Jacques Peeters published ca. 1690 a series of prints related to the Habsburg-Ottoman war (1683-1699) and the Ottoman Empire,...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

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Condition Rating: 2
MÜLLER, J. U.,  [Arabia], antique map, old maps MÜLLER, J. U. - [Arabia]
Ulm, 1692, In original o/l colours.. 63x75mm. Copper engraved map with letter press. German text. Nice dark impression. Size of sheet 161x 93mm. Blanc verso.
A lovely miniature map of the region of Armenia and Georgia, showing both parts of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea. For such a small map it renders a wealth of detail, with mountains, forests, river, towns, cities all engraved in some detail.
From Kurtz-bündige Abbild und Vorstellung Der Gantzen...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

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Condition Rating: 4
KAEMPFER, E.,  Amoenitatum exoticarum politico-physico-medicarum fasciculi V., antique map, old maps KAEMPFER, E. - Amoenitatum exoticarum politico-physico-medicarum fasciculi V.
Lemgo: Heinrich Wilhelm Meyer, 1712, Uncoloured.. 235x185mm. Contemporary vellum with red title label on spine. 4to (220 x 180 mm). [18], 912, [32] pp. Title in red and black. Engraved frontispiece by Daniel Marot, architect to King William III, and Jacob Gole well known engraver of Amsterdam, 16 engraved plates (4 folding and 12 double-page), 63 full-page and 11 textual woodcuts and engravings.
FIRST EDITION OF KAEMPFER'S FIRST WORK ON ASIAN NATURAL HISTORY AND MEDICINE, the only book Kaempfer publi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 4,000
Approx. Euro 3,440  

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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. Paper slightly age toned. A good and dark impression.
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 Hugue...
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 860  

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Condition Rating: 2
TIRION, I.,  Nieuwe kaart van Arabia., antique map, old maps TIRION, I. - Nieuwe kaart van Arabia.
Amsterdam, 1740, Original colours.. 290x355mm. Wide margins. Mint.
An attractive map of the Arabian Peninsula here called Gelukkig Arabia or Happy Arabia . The map has a great advance on other maps of the time by showing the true extent of Turkish power. It has a curious mountain system, dividing the Peninsula into smaller regions. A large cape K.Ibra... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 860  

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Condition Rating: 1
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.
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$ 225
Approx. Euro 194  

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Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  Karte von den Kusten  von Arabien . . ., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Karte von den Kusten von Arabien . . .
Germany, ca. 1760, In attractive strong original colours.. 215x250mm. Manuscript map in brown ink and wash colour. In mint condition.
Manuscript map of Arabia. A close copy of Bellin's map of the Arabian Peninsular. In the lower right margin "Tom A, vol V."
A title cartouche in lower left corner and a lettered key in the lower right.

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$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,150  

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Condition Rating: 3
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
MOURADJA D'OHSSON, Ignace.,  [Tableau Général de l'Empire Ottoman]. 11 plates with the panoramic view of Mecca., antique map, old maps MOURADJA D'OHSSON, Ignace. - [Tableau Général de l'Empire Ottoman]. 11 plates with the panoramic view of Mecca.
Paris, 1790, Uncoloured.. 487x350mm. Folio. 11 unnumbered engraved plates (8 single-page and 3 folding) before letter. Half cloth binding from the 19th century. Slightly water staining and brown spotting. One tear at the second small plate, repaired.
Collection of 11 engraved plates (3 folding) from "Tableau Général de l'Empire Ottoman", Paris, Imprimerie de Monsieur, 1790, comprising the famous panoramic view of Mecca.
Some plates have been engraved after drawings by C. N. Cochin fils. The panoramic view of Mecca has been engraved by N. Ma...
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$ 5,500
Approx. Euro 4,730  

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Condition Rating: 4
ARROWSMITH, John,  Arabia. Sive Regio inter Mare Medium, Arabicum Sinum, . . ., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, John - Arabia. Sive Regio inter Mare Medium, Arabicum Sinum, . . .
London, 1841, In original o/l colours.. 305x227mm. Steel engraving. In very good condition.
Very detailed map of the Arabian Peninsular, covering the Caspian Sea in the upper right corner and Syria to the Indian Ocean, Somalia and parts of Persia, Syria and Kurdistan. This map was published by A. Arrowsmith, hydrographer to His Majesty, in 1828.

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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

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Condition Rating: 2
ARROWSMITH, John,  Arabia., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, John - Arabia.
London, 1841, In original o/l colours.. 305x227mm. In very good condition. Wide margins.
Steel engraved map of the Arabian Peninsular. It shows Arabia and Parts of Persia, Syria and Kurdistan. The regional boundaries are colored and relief shown by hachures. This map was published by A. Arrowsmith, hydrographer to His Majesty, in 1828.

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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

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Condition Rating: 2
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY,  The Bahrein Islands.  Reduced from the admiraly Charts, illustrating the journey of Theodore Brent, Esq., antique map, old maps ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY - The Bahrein Islands. Reduced from the admiraly Charts, illustrating the journey of Theodore Brent, Esq.
London, Edward Stanford, 1890, In original printed colours.. 210x116mm. Lithographed map on thin paper.
Early map of Bahrein Island, with in top a map of the Persian Gulf. Fine colored lithograph map by F.S. Weller. Published for the proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, illustrating the journey of Theodore Brent. With in center Jebel Dukham, most of the country's oil wells are situated in th... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

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Condition Rating: 2
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  

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Condition Rating: 4
BASCHET, R.,  L'illustration,  journal officiel hebdomadaire., antique map, old maps BASCHET, R. - L'illustration, journal officiel hebdomadaire.
Paris, 1908, Coloured.. 405x304mm. Good impression. Publishers cover and 20pp. with photo's and advertisements.
L'Illustration, the first French illustrated newspaper from 1843, became the first magazine in the world in 19... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 250
Approx. Euro 215  

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Condition Rating: 3