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Near / Middle East
MÜNSTER, S.,  Tabula Asiae VII., antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - Tabula Asiae VII.
Basle, 1542, Uncoloured.. 270x345mm. Wood block print with letter press. Some pieces of paper missing in top and bottom margin. Good impression. Latin text on verso.
Attractive woodblock map, depicting to the left Persian Gulf and Caspian Sea according to Ptolemy. The mountain ranges are depicted in the manner of the early Ptolemaic fashion, together with the wavy lines depicting the sea.
It is a typical woodcut illustration that makes these Münster maps f...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 200)

Bid received
$ 125
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE LA RUE, P.,  Armenia Vetus In Quatuor Partes.., antique map, old maps DE LA RUE, P. - Armenia Vetus In Quatuor Partes..
Padua, 1694, Uncoloured.. 380x515mm. In good condition.
Uncommon Italian version of a map of ancient Armenia prepared by Philip de la Rue. The map describes the four regions of Armenia, Greater Armenia, Second, Third and Fourth Armenia, as it was during the era of Emeror Justianian (485-565 CE).
The names of the two lakes (Van and Urmia) are given a...
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Estimate
($ 500 - 750)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN, H.,  Carte historique et géographique pour servir à l'Histoire Sainte et à la Vocation de Saint Paul, avec quelques remarques curieuses pour servir à l'Histoire des Antiquités judaïques., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Carte historique et géographique pour servir à l'Histoire Sainte et à la Vocation de Saint Paul, avec quelques remarques curieuses pour servir à l'Histoire des Antiquités judaïques.
Amsterdam, 1728, Uncoloured.. 335x440mm. Some very minor discolouration.. Very good impression.
Interesting sheet with a map of the travels of Saint Paul, including eastern part of Europe, Asian continent and part of north Africa, with descriptive French text, from Chatelain's monumental 7 volume Atlas Historique. In upper right margin: 'Tome 7, No 34'.

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Bid received
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BELLIN, J., Carte de Karazm, turkestan et grand Bukarie, antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. - Carte de Karazm, turkestan et grand Bukarie
Paris, 1749, Uncoloured. 230x315mm. In very fine condition with folds as issued.
A fine copper engraved map by Bellin, centred on Uzbekistan, showing the Caspian and Aral seas.
Published in “ Histoire Generale des Voyages” by Abbe A. F. Prevost in Paris in 1749.

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703–1772) was the hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, a member o...
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Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ARROWSMITH, J. /  BURNES, Lieut. A.,  Central Asia comprising Bokhara, Cabool, Persia, The river Indus, & countries eastward of it., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, J. / BURNES, Lieut. A. - Central Asia comprising Bokhara, Cabool, Persia, The river Indus, & countries eastward of it.
London, 1834-1836, In original o/l colours.. 515x725mm. In good condition. Two joined sheets.
Important detailed map of Central Asia shows the routes of Lieut. Alexander Burnes. It also shows both the western and eastern coasts of the Persian Gulf in much detail, from the Shatt al-Arab to the Strait of Hormuz, as well as the Battnah coast as far as Muscat, including Bahrein (i.e. Bahrain) an... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 600 - 700)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Ortelius, A., [Antique map of the Near East] ALEXANDRI MAGNI MA: / CEDONIS EXPEDITIO. - IOVIS AMMONIS ORACLUM. 1595., antique map, old maps Ortelius, A. - [Antique map of the Near East] ALEXANDRI MAGNI MA: / CEDONIS EXPEDITIO. - IOVIS AMMONIS ORACLUM. 1595.
Antwerp, Robert Bruneau, 1609., attractive later colouring,. 364x464mm. In very good condition, strong paper, large margins.
[Antique map of the Near East] ALEXANDRI MAGNI MA: / CEDONIS EXPEDITIO. - IOVIS AMMONIS ORACLUM. 1595. ALEXANDRI MAGNI MA: / CEDONIS EXPEDITIO. - IOVIS AMMONIS ORACLUM. 1595.

A map of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Near East depicting the lands Alexander the Great conquered. A inset s...
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Estimate
($ 950 - 1,100)

Starting bid
$ 650
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2