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Cyprus & the Deserts of Egypt and Arabia.

The Deserts of Egypt , Arabia & Syria with Cyprus. Alexis Hubert Jaillot. The Deserts of Egypt , Arabia & Syria with Cyprus. " Les Deserts d'Egypt, de Thebiade d'Arabie et de Sirie &c...." A Paris. "Chez E Michalet". 1693
Large double page copper engraved map of Cyprus, Egypt and Syria from Jaillot's "Atlas Nouveau"1698. Original old outline colour; verso blank.
The map shows the Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus as it lies off the coasts of Egypt, Arabia & Syria. The map is oriented North east with Cyprus at the top centre and the Red Sea also in the centre of the map
Decorative title cartouche and scale. Evenly lightly toned; some minor spotting to margins; old ink number in top right corner of margin.
570 by 780mm (22½ by 30¾ inches).    €1000
Stock No. 1862 - Middle East full description

The Twelve Tribes in the Holy Land .

Iudæa seu Terra Sancta, quæ Herbræorum. Sive Israelitarum Terra, in suas Duodecim Tribus Divisa. Alexis Hubert Jaillot. Iudæa seu Terra Sancta, quæ Herbræorum. Sive Israelitarum Terra, in suas Duodecim Tribus Divisa. "Iudæa seu Terra Sancta, quæ Herbræorum. Sive Israelitarum Terra, in suas Duodecim Tribus Divisa.secretis ab invicem Iuda et Israel....." A Paris. "apud Herbertum Jaillot propemaiorum Conventum PP Augustinensiu, sub Signo duorum Globorù" 1696
Large double page copper engraved map of the Holy Land after " Guillielmi Sanson Nicolas Fily",from Jaillot's "Atlas Nouveau"1698.Original outline colour; verso blank; Old ink number to upper right corner.
The map is an enlargement of a previous map by Sanson's father, Nicolas Sanson (1600-67). The map shows the division of Biblical Israel among the Twelve Tribes and is based on information found in the Bible.
Large decorative title cartouche ornamented with images of Moses & Abraham ; scale adorned by Adam & Eve below the tree of Knowledge complete with serpent, surrounded by the animals and fruits of Eden. Good, dark impression; light toning; a couple of minor spots near scale.
575 by 846mm (22¾ by 33¼ inches).    €750
Stock No. 1865 - Middle East full description

Miniature Map of Arabia.

Description DArabie Bertius, Petrus/ Pieter. Jodicus Hondius II. "Description D'Arabie" Arabia. Amsterdam Jodicus Hondius Jr. 1616
Copper engraved map of the Arabian penninsular by Hondius from Petrus Bertius' "Tabularum geographicum contractarum libri septum. " French text to verso describing the succeeding map. Dark impression.
Koeman: Lan 11. 99 by 134mm (4 by 5¼ inches).    €350
Stock No. 2904 - Middle East full description

Miniature Map of the Holy Land.

Description De Palestine. Bertius, Petrus/ Pieter. Jodicus Hondius II. "Description De Palestine." Tabula Cananææ prout tempore Christi et Apostolum divisafuit. Amsterdam Jodicus Hondius Jr. 1616
Copper engraved map of the Holy Land by Hondius from Petrus Bertius' "Tabularum geographicum contractarum libri septum. " French text to verso describing the succeeding map.
Capsizing ship and large fish/whale to sea. Dark impression.
Koeman: Lan 11. 95 by 134mm (3¾ by 5¼ inches).    €150
Stock No. 2905 - Middle East full description

Miniature Map of the Red Sea.

Description DeLa Mer Rouge. Bertius, Petrus/ Pieter. Jodicus Hondius II. "Description DeLa Mer Rouge." Mare Rubrum Amsterdam Jodicus Hondius Jr. 1616
Copper engraved map of the Red sea by Hondius from Petrus Bertius' "Tabularum geographicum contractarum libri septum. " French text to verso describing the succeeding map. Dark impression.
Koeman: Lan 11. 100 by 135mm (4 by 5¼ inches).    €80
Stock No. 2906 - Middle East full description

Cairo, Egypt.

Cairo. Braun & Hogenberg. Frans Hogenberg & Simon Novellanus` Cairo. "Carus Quae olim Babylon Aegypt Maxima urbis" Cologne Theodori Graminæi. 1572
Copper engraved birdseye view of Cairo from the first volume of Braun & Hogenberg's "Civitas Orbis Terrarum. " French text to verso.
The view shows the city of Cairo on the Nile. on the opposite bank are the Pyramids and the Sphynx. Sadly the print has seen better days.
Fair impression, centre fold split and tear with old repair to verso; large brown spot to centre right of centre fold, caused by wax? mirrored but lighter on left side.
Keoman vol2; B&H1/55 334 by 488mm (13¼ by 19¼ inches).    €300
Stock No. 3281 - Middle East full description

Bird's Eye view of Alexandria.

Alexandrie. Braun & Hogenberg. Alexandrie. Alexandria.. Cologne G. von Kempen 1575
Black and white, copper engraved bird's eye view of Alexandria from the second volume of Braun & Hogenberg's Civitas Orbis Terrarum. French text to verso.
Title Cartouche to top centre.
The view shows the port city enclosed by walls with various branches of the Nile running through the city; numerous ships and galleas to the sea and camels and palm trees to the land. Important buildings are named including the Pharos[ lighthouse], one of the Seven Wonders of the World and Pompey's Pillar.
Dark impression.
Keoman 2; B&H 14, [plate 56]. 367 by 482mm (14½ by 19 inches).    €750
Stock No. 3222 - Middle East full description

View of Damascus.

Damas. Braun & Hogenberg. Damas. Damascus, urbis nobilissima ad Libanum montem, Totius Sÿria Metropolis. Cologne G. von Kempen 1575
Black and white, copper engraved bird's eye view of Damascus from the second volume of Braun & Hogenberg's Civitas Orbis Terrarum. French text to verso. Good impression; red spots to upper centre fold; spot to upper right in mountains; old repair to lower centre fold, stain to edges of upper blank margin, far from image.
Keoman 2; B&H 14, [plate 46]. 320 by 355mm (12½ by 14 inches).    €650
Stock No. 3219 - Middle East full description

Bird's Eye View of Jerusalem

Jerusalem. Braun & Hogenberg. Jerusalem. Hierosalmia Clarissima.... Cologne G. von Kempen 1575
Black and white, copper engraved plans of Jerusalem from the first volume of Braun & Hogenberg's Civitas Orbis Terrarum. French text to verso.
Two bird's eye perspectives town-plans on one sheet. The left plan shows ancient Jerusalem at the time of Christ.
A contemporary view of Jerusalem appears to the right with an attractive vignette lower right of Moses receiving the Tablets. Dark impression; light toning and soiling; old strengthening to lower blank margin; stain to lower left blank margin and also entering plate
Keoman 2; B&H 13, [plate 53]. 342 by 489mm (13½ by 19¼ inches).    €600
Stock No. 3221 - Middle East full description

Cairo: Mosque of Sultan Hasan.

The Mosque of Sultan Hasan. CASSAS, LOUIS FRANÇOIS . The Mosque of Sultan Hasan. D'jâmi, ou Mosquée Cathédrale de HHaçan au Caire.
Vue générale de la Mosquée. Cette Mosquée domine non seulment toutes les maisons de la Ville, mais aussi presque tous les édifices du chateau, situé sur le penchany de la montaigne
Paris Paris: De L'Imprimerie De la Republique, An VII 1798
Copper engraved view of the Mosque of Sultan Hasan, Cairo from Louis Cassas' Voyage pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phoneicie, de la Palaestine, et de la Basse-Egypte. Black & white. Title in French; verso blank Good dark impression ; light foxing to blank margins.
Blackmer 295 (178 plates); Atabey 201 (179 plates); Cohen-De Ricci 204-205 (173 and 192 plates); RIBA 580 (183 plates). 312 by 490mm (12¼ by 19¼ inches).    €300
Stock No. 3279 - Middle East full description


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