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  ASIA 
 Near East 

AA, Pieter van der. [Early 18th century map of the Arabian Sea and the Gulf]
De Persia anze Zee met de Eylanden Baharem, Queixome en Ormus, tussen Arabie en Persie... Leiden, 1707. Coloured. 150 x 220mm.
Map of the Arabian Sea and Persian Gulf, illustrating the travels of Diego Lopez De Sequeira, a Portuguese admiral, and governor of Portuguese India from 1518 to 1522.
[Ref: 19411]    £280.00 ($340 • €306 rates)


VISSCHER, Nicolas. [A scarce two-sheet map of the Turkish Empire]
Magni Turcarum Domini Imperium in Europa, Asia, et Africa... Amsterdam, Pieter Schenk II, c.1730. Original colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 505 x 845mm.
A large-format map of the Turkish Empire, showing the complete Mediterranean and Europe up to southern England. A large title cartouche features figures paying tribute to the sultan, designed by Philip Tideman and engraved by Willem van den Gouwen. This map was first published by Visscher in 1698; this example was published after the Viisscher plates were sold up after the death of Nicolas's widow Elizabeth in 1726. TIBBETTS: 154.
[Ref: 18443]    £1,400.00 ($1,700 • €1,530 rates)


HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [18th Century map of the Turkish Empire]
Imperium Turcicum in Europa, Asia et Africa... Nuremberg, c.1750. Coloured. 500 x 590mm.
A decorative map showing from Tunis to Arabia, including Greece, Arabia, Turkey and Palestine. TIBBETTS: 257.
[Ref: 16027]    £500.00 ($607 • €547 rates)


ELWE, Jan Barent. [Turkish Empire]
Estats de l'Empire du Grand Seigneur des Turcs... Amsterdam, 1792. Original body colour. 460 x 615mm.
In fine original colour, showing the Eastern Mediterranean in its entirety, the Red, Caspian and Black Seas and the Arabian Peninsula. Elwe produced no new maps but re-issued maps by other cartographers. This map is based on that of Jaillot, with information nearly a century old.
[Ref: 10860]    £650.00 ($789 • €710 rates)


CASSINI, Giovanni Maria. [Uncommon 2-sheet antique map of the Turkish Empire]
Gli Imperi Antichi Parte Occidentale; Gli Imperi Antichi Parte Orientale. Rome, 1800. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 500 x 690mm.
Antique map of the Turkish Empire centered on Arabia , from the 'Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale', with a decorative title cartouche on each sheet. A rare map.
[Ref: 12753]    £1,500.00 ($1,821 • €1,640 rates)


LUFFMAN, John. [Chart of Iskenderun Harbour in Syria]
Alexandretta. Engrav'd for Luffmans Select Plans. 33. London: Luffman, 1802. 125 x 165mm. Stitch holes in margin.
Chart of Iskenderun Harbour during the French Revolutionary Wars, published in Luffman's 'Select Plans of the Principal Cities, Harbours, Forts &c. in the World'. In 1798 Napoleon invaded Egypt, then attacked Syria the following year, although he was quickly forced to retreat.
[Ref: 12804]    £65.00 ($79 • €71 rates)


NOEL et VIVIEN. [A large and detailed early 19th century map of the Ottoman Empire]
Carte de l'Empire Ottoman Comprenant les Possessions de la Porte en Europe, en Asie, et en Afrique; Avec les Parties Limitrophes de l'Arabie, de la Perse, de la Russie et de l'Empire Austriche. Dressée par Nöel et Vivien, Geographes; et Gravée par Giraldon-Bovinet. Paris: Giralden Bouvinet & C.ie, 1825. Original outline colour. Twelve sheets conjoined, total 1190 x 1300mm.
A large map coving from the Balkans to the Ukraine, Caspian Sea, Western Persia, Arabia and the Nile. It is unusual in that it uses stipple engraving to give texture to the open areas, especially in Arabia. It is also an unusually international publication, published in France by the engraver, with the assistance of publishers in other countries: James Wyld and John Cary in London; Artaria & Fontaine in Mannheim; Villardi in Milan; Bouffa & Fils in Amsterdam; and Brunin in Glasgow (a publisher not listed in Tooley's Dictionary).
[Ref: 18617]    £1,100.00 ($1,335 • €1,202 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Syria & the Holy Land]
Syria. London, J. & F. Tallis, c.1851. Original outline colour with additions. Steel engraving, 340 x 255mm.
With four vignette scenes, including a camel train and a view of Jerusalem.
[Ref: 12734]    £120.00 ($146 • €131 rates)


WYLD, James. [Map of Syria]
Map of Syria London: Wyld, c.1864. Original Colour. 290 x 230mm
Detailed map of Syria from James Wyld's Atlas of the World. Includes "Tables of the subdivisions of Syria at different periods".
[Ref: 15479]    £50.00 ($61 • €55 rates)


Anonymous. [The Near East during the First World War]
Map of Eastern Turkey In Asia, Syria And Western Persia. London: Royal Geographical Society, c.1915 Photozincographed map, dissected and laid on linen, folded into blue paper covers and presented, together with 5pp. pamphlet of accompanying notes, within blue pocket and case. 760 x 800mm. Slight damp spotting on verso.
Map of the Middle East, extending from the east coast of the Mediterranean to the Caspian and from the Black Sea south to Basra. The map is a compilation of the discoveries of various travellers, discussed in the notes, including Captains Aylmer and Butler in the Syrian Desert in 1908. Originally published 1910, the map was updated in 1915 to include the railways.
[Ref: 12030]    £325.00 ($395 • €355 rates)


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