INDEX

A scarce 16th century woodcut prospect of Aden

BELLEFOREST, François de.

Adem Cite Chef du Royaume.
Paris: Michel Sonnius & Nicolas Chesneau, 1575. Woodcut, coloured. Printed area 155 x 365mm, set in text.

Stock ID : 20831

£400

First edition of a rare map of the Middle East, in fine colour

DE JODE, Gerard.

Secundæ Partis Asiae typus...
Antwerp, 1578, Latin text edition. Coloured. 325 x 500mm.

Stock ID : 19176

£9,750

17th century map of Arabia

SANSON, Nicolas.

Carte des Trois Arabies. Tirée en Partie de l'Arabe de Nubie en partie de divers autres Autheurs.
Paris, Pierre Mariette, 1654, Outline colour. 415 x 500mm.

Stock ID : 15071

£1,800

Highly decorative 17th century map of Arabia

BLAEU, Johannes.

Arabia.
Amsterdam, 1665, Dutch text edition. Original colour with gold highlights. 420 x 535mm.

Stock ID : 19609

£4,750

17th century map of Arabia

MEURS, Jacob van.

Nova Totius Arabiæ Foelicis, Petrææ, et Desertæ.
Amsterdam, c.1680. Coloured. 300 x 350mm.

Stock ID : 16489

£1,000

Mercator's Ptolemaic map of Arabia

MERCATOR, Gerard.

Asiae VI. Tab: , Arabiam Felicem, Carmaniam ac Sinum Persicum comprehendens.
Utrecht, François Halma, c.1695. Coloured. 340 x 475mm.

Stock ID : 19745

£1,200

Early 18th century map of the Strait of Ormuz

AA, Pieter van der.

La rade de Gammeron, suivant les mémoires les plus récens des meilleurs voyageurs..
Leiden, 1714. 205 x 170 mm set in text.

Stock ID : 19541

£300

Temple at Mecca

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Le Temple de la Mecque avec une Description Exacte de tout ce qu'on y Voit & Des Ceremoniesqu'on y fait.
Amsterdam, 1720. 380 x 440mm.

Stock ID : 20092

£550

18th century map of Arabia with a fine border

AA, Pieter van der.

De Kusten van Arabie, het Roode Meer, en Persize Zee van Bassora voorby 'T Nau van Ormus Tot aan den Indus, Guzaratte en Kaap Comorin.
Leiden, 1729. 225 x 285mm, including separately-printed border, with wide margins.

Stock ID : 17301

£480

A scarce plan of the coffee-trading port of Mocha

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas.

Plan de la Ville de Moka Située sur la Mer Rouge.
Paris, 1764. 230 x 180mm, with good margins.

Stock ID : 20757

£200

18th century Italian map of Arabia

CASSINI, Giovanni Maria.

L'Arabia delineata sulle Ultime Osservazioni.
Rome, 1797. Old colour. 350 x 490mm, with wide margins.

Stock ID : 7500

£750

Early 19th century chart of the mouth of the Red Sea

LUFFMAN, John.

The Mouth of the Red Sea. Engrav'd for Luffman's Select Plans.
London: Luffman, 1801. 135 x 160mm.

Stock ID : 13180

£150

Detailed early 19th century map of Arabia

CARY, John.

A New Map of Arabia, Including Egypt, Abyssinia, the Red Sea &c. &c. from the Latest Authorities.
London, 1819. Original colour. 470 x 520mm.

Stock ID : 20743

£550

Detailed map of Oman, with Muscat marked

VANDERMAELEN, Philippe.

Partie de L'Arabie. Asie No 92.
Brussels, 1827. Original colour. 460 x 530mm.

Stock ID : 14074

£750

The first expedition into the interior of Oman by a European explorer

WELLSTED, James Raymond.

Narrative of a Journey from the Tower of Bá-'l-haff, on the Southern Coast of Arabia, to the Ruins of Nakab al Hajar, in April 1835. [&] Narrative of a Journey into the Interior of Omán, in 1835. By Lieutenant Welsted, Indian Navy. Communicated by Sir John Barrow, Bart. Read April 10, 1837 [Extracts from] The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society on London. Volume the Seventh. 1837.
London: John Murray, 1837. Extract, modern cloth-backed marbled boards; title and contents, pp. 19-34, [Oman] 101-114; with coloured map, sheet 415 x 420mm, and uncoloured map, sheet 225 x 160mm.

Stock ID : 19389

£2,850

Mid 19th century map of Arabia

GELLATLY, John.

Arabia
Edinburgh: J. Gellatly, 1843. London: Henry Washbourne, 1843. Original Colour. 290 x 360mm.

Stock ID : 19955

£250

One of the earliest views of Muscat by a professional painter

PASINI, Alberto.

Veduta della Città e del Porto di Maskat Porto del Mare d'Oman a Golfo d'Arabia.
Paris, 1859. Tinted lithograph on india paper, laid on card as issued, printed area 235 x 370mm.

Stock ID : 19582

£1,250

One of the earliest views of Jedda by a professional painter

PASINI, Alberto.

Veduta del Campo de Pellegrini alla Porta de Djedda detta della Mecca (Porto del Mar Rosso).
Paris, 1859. Tinted lithograph on india paper, laid on card as issued, printed area 235 x 340mm.

Stock ID : 19584

£1,250

Map of an important spying expedition through Arabia

PALGRAVE, William Gifford.

Map of Arabia Illustrative of W.G. Palgrave's Journey in 1862-63.
London: MacMillan & Co., 1865. Original outline colour. 375 x 485mm.

Stock ID : 20833

£400

Rare set of six sea charts of the Red Sea

ELWON, T. & MORESBY, Robert.

Carta del Mar Rojo en Cuatro Hojas, segun los trabajos de Elwon, Moresby y otros oficiales de la Marina Inglesa de la India. Copia de la edition francesa de 1864.
Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1869. Six lithographic charts, four double-page, with touches of original colour. Four sheets ea. c. 630 x 920mm, two sheets 500 x 660mm, all with blind stamps of the Direccion de Hidrografia.

Stock ID : 12274

£5,000

A map of the Middle East with a bird's-eye view of the Suez Canal

VANNINI, Ulisse.

Carta Generale delle Vie Ferrate d'Europa e delle Marittime relative all'Istmo de Suez.
Florence: Litografia Toscana, c.1870. Lithograph with hand colour. Printed area 385 x 515mm.

Stock ID : 20162

£350

An explorer's map of north west Arabia

DOUGHTY, Charles Montague.

A Map of North Western Arabia and Negd by Charles M. Doughty 1884.
London: Edward Stanford for the R.G.S., 1884. Coloured lithograph. Printed area 465 x 510mm.

Stock ID : 19759

£650

A view of the Kaaba printed in Cairo

LIBRARY & PRINTING PRESS EL-MASHHAD EL-HUSSEIN.

[A view of the Kaaba titled in Arabic.]
Gouria, Cairo: Library and Printing Press el-Mashhad el-Husseini, n.d., c.1920. Colour-printed wood engraving, sheet 450 x 635mm.

Stock ID : 17288

£1,250

An ornithologist's map of Arabia, the first to mark Al-Hofuf accurately

CHEESMAN, Robert Ernest.

Arabia. Routes between 'Oqair and Jabrin Oasis in Eastern Nejd from surveys by Major R.E. Cheesman O.B.E. 1923-24.
London: Royal Geographical Society, 1925. Colour lithographic map, printed area 480 x 510mm.

Stock ID : 17675

£850