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Arabian Peninsula
BERTELLI, P.,  Arabs Nobilis., antique map, old maps BERTELLI, P. - Arabs Nobilis.
Padua, 1589, Uncoloured.. 114x80mm. In very good condition.
Costume plate published by Pietro Bertelli in his "Diversarum nationum habitus", a sixteenth-century Italian costume book. The work was published with fold-out procession scenes and over a hundred engravings of paired figures, usually divided by region or social hierarchy.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 50 - 60)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MERCATOR, G., TAB. VI ASIAE, Arabiam Felicem, Carmaniam as Sinum Persicum comprehendens. , antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. - TAB. VI ASIAE, Arabiam Felicem, Carmaniam as Sinum Persicum comprehendens.
Antwerp, 1578 - 1593, Uncoloured as published. 340x480mm. Copper engraved on lined paper , in good condition, slightly toned paper. Verso clear, good original margins.
A Ptolemaic map of the Arabian peninsula. This is the second Mercator edition of the map, which appears for the first time in the 1695 edition of the Ptolemy 'Geographia' entitled Claudii Ptolemaei Tabulae Geographicae Orbis Terrarum, based on the works of Claudius Ptolemy. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 450 - 650)

Bid received
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS,J., Turcici Imperii Imago., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS,J. - Turcici Imperii Imago.
Amsterdam, 1633, Coloured. 360x486mm. Strong impression. In attractive older colours. Wide margins. Some minor browning foxing and hooks in margins. Verso reinforced centerfold. French text on verso.
A very decorative map of the Turkish Empire. On top of title cartouche the portrait of Sultan Mahumet Turcorum Imperat .

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Estimate
($ 550 - 750)

Bid received
$ 490
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre.,  Natolie ou Asie Mineure. (16)., antique map, old maps PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre. - Natolie ou Asie Mineure. (16).
Paris, Antoine de Fer, 1657 but 1661 or 1662, In original o/l colours.. 130x180mm. Paper slightly age toned and water stained. Right hand margin slightly frayed. Two tiny wormholes in upper part.
Scarce map of Turkey and Cyprus published by Antoine de Fer in 1661 or 1662 in "Cartes de géographie revues et augmentées".
With number 16 in lower right bottom of the map.

The series of maps is largely derived from those of Jean Boisseau's "Trésor des cartes", 1643, itself taken f...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre.,  L'Empire des Turcs. (35)., antique map, old maps PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre. - L'Empire des Turcs. (35).
Paris, Antoine de Fer, 1657 but 1661 or 1662, In original o/l colours.. 134x172mm. Paper slightly age toned and water stained. Two tiny wormholes in upper part filled in.
Scarce map of the Turkish Empire with the Arabian Peninsula published by Antoine de Fer in 1661 or 1662 in "Cartes de géographie revues et augmentées".

The series of maps is largely derived from those of Jean Boisseau's "Trésor des cartes", 1643, itself taken from Johannes Janssonius' "A...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Arabiae Felicis, Petrae ae et Desertae Nova et Accurata Delineatio, antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Arabiae Felicis, Petrae ae et Desertae Nova et Accurata Delineatio
Amsterdam, 1667, In attractive original colours.. 435x514mm. With an old repaired tear in upper right hand part of the map, 11cm. into engraved area.
A very striking map of the Arabian Peninsula with a finely decorated title cartouche showing camels and inhabitants of the area. The coastlines are fairly well represented and the interior contains details of rivers, lions, camels and elephants. The map is probably the most decorative map of Arabia... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,900 - 25,000)

Bid received
$ 1,500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
DAPPER, O., De Hock van Aden mt Rode Meer., antique map, old maps DAPPER, O. - De Hock van Aden mt Rode Meer.
Nuremberg, 1681, Uncoloured.. 280x355mm. Excellent example with crisp dark impression. Only slightest soiling. Central fold as issued.
Fine view of Aden in Yemen from the seaside, engraved by Boener. With several large sailing ships, smaller fishing boats, the fortification on the hilltop, and the city in the background. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 110 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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)
Estimate
($ 3,750 - 4,000)

Bid received
$ 3,500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
CHATELAIN, H.,  Genealogie de Mahomet., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Genealogie de Mahomet.
Amsterdam, 1714, Uncoloured.. 368x430mm. Fine condition.
Fine example of Chatelain's attractive plate showing the genealogy of Mahomet.

Zacharie Chatelain (d.1723) was the father of Henri Abraham (1684-1743) and Zacharie Junior (1690-1754).
They worked as a partnership publishing the Atlas Historique, Ou Nouvelle Introduction A L’Histo...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHIQUET, J.,  Estats de L'empire du Grand Seigneur dit Sultan et Ottomans Empereur des Turcs. . ., antique map, old maps CHIQUET, J. - Estats de L'empire du Grand Seigneur dit Sultan et Ottomans Empereur des Turcs. . .
Paris, 1719, Original o/l colour.. 165x221mm. A good and dark impression. Paper slightly age-toned.
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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Estimate
($ 180 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE, J.,  Plan de la Rade de Gedda situee de la Cote d'Arabie sur la Mer Rouge., antique map, old maps APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE, J. - Plan de la Rade de Gedda situee de la Cote d'Arabie sur la Mer Rouge.
Paris, 1745, Uncoloured.. 485x334mm. In good condition. Paper very slightly age-toned. With small brown spot in center of chart. First edition.
Chart of the area around city of Gedda in the Red Sea.
D'Après De Mannevillette (1707-1780) was one of Franc's first hydrographers. When the first edition of his Atlas Le Neptune Oriental (containing only 22 charts) was published in 1745, it was regarded as a m...
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Estimate
($ 480 - 600)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE, J.,  Carte de L'entrée du Golfe de la Mer Rouge., antique map, old maps APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE, J. - Carte de L'entrée du Golfe de la Mer Rouge.
Paris, 1753, Uncoloured.. 335x490mm. In very good condition.
Chart of the Gulf of Aden with the coast line of Yemen, the Island Socotra and the entrance of the Red Sea. With 2 inset charts off-shore of the town Mocha.
D'Après De Mannevillette (1707-1780) was one of France's first hydrographers. When the first edition of his Atlas...
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Estimate
($ 360 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE, J.,  Carte de la Mer Rouge, depuis Moka jusqu'a Gedda., antique map, old maps APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE, J. - Carte de la Mer Rouge, depuis Moka jusqu'a Gedda.
Paris, 1775, Uncoloured.. 486x664mm. In good condition. Paper slightly age toned along center fold.
Chart of the Red Sea. With 3 inset maps of Shake Omare, Goofs and Gedan.
D'Après De Mannevillette (1707-1780) was one of France's first hydrographers. When the first edition of his Atlas Le Neptune Oriental (containing only 22 charts) was published in 1745, it wa...
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Estimate
($ 360 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VON REILLY, F.J.J., Karte des Arabischen Meerbusens oder der Rotten Meeres. . ., antique map, old maps VON REILLY, F.J.J. - Karte des Arabischen Meerbusens oder der Rotten Meeres. . .
Vienna, 1796, In original o/l colours.. 661x470mm. In very good condition, printed on heavy paper.
An attractive map of the Red Sea with insets of the north-west arm of the Red Sea and the port of Suez.. Engraved by H. Benedict.
Franz Johann Josef von Reilly (Vienna 18 august 1766 - 6 july1820) was active as geographer, journalist, book and art dealer. In 1792 he created his geographica...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 250)

Bid received
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MULLER, K. W. L.,  Sinus Arabici pars borealis secundum Agatharchidem, Artimidorum, Plinium, Ptolemaeum. (Northern part of the Red Red Sea), antique map, old maps MULLER, K. W. L. - Sinus Arabici pars borealis secundum Agatharchidem, Artimidorum, Plinium, Ptolemaeum. (Northern part of the Red Red Sea)
Paris, Ambrosio Firmin Didot, 1855, In original o/l colours.. 222x645mm. Steel engraving with delicate water colour outline colouring. Vertical folds as issued. Very fine condition.
Seven maps on one sheet showing the Northern part of the Red Sea according to the "Stadiasmus Maris Magni", prepared by Karl Wilhelm Ludwig Muller (1813-1894) and published in "Geographi Graeci Minores".

The Stadiasmus Maris Magni is an ancient Roman periplus or guidebook detailing the po...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 45)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MULLER, K. W. L.,  Sinus Arabici pars meridionalis secundum Agatharchidem, Artimidorum, Plinium, Ptolemaeum. (Southern part of the Red Red Sea), antique map, old maps MULLER, K. W. L. - Sinus Arabici pars meridionalis secundum Agatharchidem, Artimidorum, Plinium, Ptolemaeum. (Southern part of the Red Red Sea)
Paris, Ambrosio Firmin Didot, 1855, In original o/l colours.. 222x688mm. Steel engraving with delicate water colour outline colouring. Vertical folds as issued. Very fine condition.
Eight maps on one sheet showing the Southern part of the Red Sea according to the "Stadiasmus Maris Magni", prepared by Karl Wilhelm Ludwig Muller (1813-1894) and published in "Geographi Graeci Minores". In bottom inset map showing the Red Sea according to Ptolemy.

The Stadiasmus Maris M...
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Estimate
($ 40 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 35
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MULLER, K. W. L.,  Sinus Arabici pars media secundum Agatharchidem, Artimidorum, Plinium, Ptolemaeum. (Center part of the Red Red Sea), antique map, old maps MULLER, K. W. L. - Sinus Arabici pars media secundum Agatharchidem, Artimidorum, Plinium, Ptolemaeum. (Center part of the Red Red Sea)
Paris, Ambrosio Firmin Didot, 1855, In original o/l colours.. 222x698mm. Steel engraving with delicate water colour outline colouring. Vertical folds as issued. Very fine condition.
Nine maps on one sheet showing the center part of the Red Sea according to the "Stadiasmus Maris Magni", and prepared by Karl Wilhelm Ludwig Muller (1813-1894) and published in "Geographi Graeci Minores".

The Stadiasmus Maris Magni is an ancient Roman periplus or guidebook detailing the ...
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Estimate
($ 40 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 35
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MULLER, K. W. L.,  Ora regionis aromatiferae a ras gulvainy adbasHafoun. / Libye oraorientalissecundum Periplum maris Erythraei. (The United Arab Emirates), antique map, old maps MULLER, K. W. L. - Ora regionis aromatiferae a ras gulvainy adbasHafoun. / Libye oraorientalissecundum Periplum maris Erythraei. (The United Arab Emirates)
Paris, Ambrosio Firmin Didot, 1855, In original o/l colours.. 222x556mm. Steel engraving with delicate water colour outline colouring. Vertical folds as issued. Very fine condition.
Four maps on one sheet. The right hand map showing The United Arab Emirates, the other maps the larger region including Oman. These ancient maps are according to the "Stadiasmus Maris Magni", and are prepared by Karl Wilhelm Ludwig Muller (1813-1894) and published in his "Geographi Graeci Minores".... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MULLER, K. W. L.,   Arabiae Ora australis secundum Periplum maris Erythraei. (Oman), antique map, old maps MULLER, K. W. L. - Arabiae Ora australis secundum Periplum maris Erythraei. (Oman)
Paris, Ambrosio Firmin Didot, 1855, In original o/l colours.. 222x325mm. Steel engraving with delicate water colour outline colouring. Vertical folds as issued. Very fine condition.
Three maps on one sheet. The larger map showing Oman, the other maps the larger region including Oman. These ancient maps are according to the "Stadiasmus Maris Magni", and are prepared by Karl Wilhelm Ludwig Muller (1813-1894) and published in his "Geographi Graeci Minores".

The Stadia...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE,  Arabia. Gulf of Aden - North Coast. Aden and Adjacent Bays.., antique map, old maps HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE - Arabia. Gulf of Aden - North Coast. Aden and Adjacent Bays..
London (1836) corrected to 1868, Uncoloured.. 629x879mm. Overall good condition. Printed on heavy paper.
Large chart focused east of Aden, in Yemen.
With inset plan of Aden Anchorage in the upper right corner and a set of coastal profiles in the upper left corner.

With latitude and longitude scales, soundings, rocks, shoals, safe harbours, lighthouses in...
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Estimate
($ 700 - 900)

Starting bid
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3