Middle East

  • 1482 - Lienhart Holle

    Lienhart Holle:  [Sexta Asie Tabula, Arabia Felix]

    Lienhart Holle, Ulm, July 1482

    One of the earliest obtainable and most desirable printed maps of Arabia. From the first Ulm edition of 1482.Probably the most beautiful map of the Arabian peninsula and the most...

    [Sexta Asie Tabula, Arabia Felix]
    11477

    First Edition of an important 15th Century Map of Arabia. Printed in July 1482 in Ulm by Lienhard Holle. After the Manuscript of Donnus Nicolaus Germanus.

    48 000,00 €
  • 1635 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Turcicum Imperium

    J. Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1635

    Beautiful old coloured map of the Turkish Empire by Willem Blaeu. Very decorative map of the Ottoman Empire issued during the first half of the 17th Century. The beautiful title cartouche shows...

    Turcicum Imperium
    11509

    Old coloured map of the Ottoman Empire. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Blaeu in 1635.

    1 200,00 €
  • 1754 - Alexander Drummond

    Alexander Drummond:  To his Grace the Duke of Argyll, This Print of the City, and Castle of Aleppo, is Inscribed by...

    Willam Strahan, London, 1754

    A beautiful and large view of Aleppo in Syria. From Alexander Drummond's travel report 'Travels through different cities of Germany, Italy, Greece and several parts of Asia', published in 1754. The...

    To his Grace the Duke of Argyll, This Print of the City, and Castle of...
    11174

    Antique town view of Aleppo, Syria. Printed in London by Willam Strahan in 1754.

    800,00 €
  • 1730 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Geographica Nova.. Mare Caspium altera Kamtzadaliam seu Terram Jedso curiose exhibet... / Das...

    J.B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1730

    Two maps on one sheet in beautiful original old colours. On the right a fascinating mapping of Kamchatka with the Kurils and Hokkaido in the north of Japan. Based a Russian expeditions sent by...

    Geographica Nova.. Mare Caspium altera Kamtzadaliam seu Terram Jedso...
    11483

    Old coloured map of the Caspian Sea. Printed in Nuremberg by J.B. Homann circa 1730.

    490,00 €
  • 1541 - Laurent Fries

    Laurent Fries:  Tabula Nona Asia Continentur, Aria

    Melchior and Gaspar Trechsel, Vienne, 1541

    An early woodcut map of Pakistan, Afghanistan and the western part of India. With a small illustration of a king and title on verso.The origin of this Ptolemaic map is the first so called...

    Tabula Nona Asia Continentur, Aria
    11703

    Antique woodcut map of India, Afghanistan, Pakistan. Printed in Vienne by Melchior and Gaspar Trechsel in 1541.

    450,00 €
  • 1747 - Emanuel Bowen

    Emanuel Bowen:  A New & Accurate Map of Persia, with the Adjacent Countries ...

    E. Bowen, London, 1747

    Bowen's map of Persia showing the area of Iran and the Persian Gulf with the Emirates and the gulf of Oman. From 'A Complete System of Geography' . Decorated with a compass rose and a nice figural...

    A New & Accurate Map of Persia, with the Adjacent Countries ...
    11287

    Antique map of the Gulf of Oman, Persian Gulf, Caspian Sea. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

    380,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Ormus

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A scarce and early woodcut view of Hormuz, an island in the Strait of Hormuz, belonging to Iran. Ruled in brown ink. As a woodcut view, it is extremely fine cut. On the full text sheet. Based on...

    Ormus
    11424

    Antique woodcut town view of Hormuz, Persian Gulf, Iran. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    330,00 €
  • 1754 - Alexander Drummond

    Alexander Drummond:  Topographical Map from Aleppo to the Euphrates & co.

    Willam Strahan, London, 1754

    Rare, large map of the region between Aleppo in Syria and the Euphrates. Drummond's map was published in 1754 in his travel report 'Travels through different cities of Germany, Italy, Greece and...

    Topographical Map from Aleppo to the Euphrates & co.
    11171

    Antique map of Euphrates, Aleppo, Syria. Printed in London by Willam Strahan in 1754.

    300,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  [Die Tafel gibt ein klein anzeigung...]

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early, attractive woodcut map of the Holy Land with Cyprus. On the full page. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, titled Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder ,...

    [Die Tafel gibt ein klein anzeigung...]
    11319

    Antique woodcut map of Cyprus, Israel. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    290,00 €
  • 1720 - Christoph Weigel

    Christoph Weigel:  Mesopotamiae, Assyriae, et Babyloniae Tabula

    Nuremberg, 1720

    Old coloured map of Babylon, Mesopotamia and Assyria. Shows today's Syria, Iran and Iraq in biblical times. With a beautiful view of the Tower of Babel and an inset map identifies the paradise on...

    Mesopotamiae, Assyriae, et Babyloniae Tabula
    11492

    Old coloured map of Mesopotamia, Babylon. Printed in Nuremberg in the year 1720.

    180,00 €
  • 1627 - John Speed

    John Speed:  The Turkish Empire. Newly Augmented by Iohn Speed. 1626

    George Humble, London, 1627

    Beautiful coloured 'carte-à-figure' of the Turkish Empire by John Speed. One of the most decorative maps of Ottoman Empire issued in the 17th Century. The first map of the region published in...

    The Turkish Empire. Newly Augmented by Iohn Speed. 1626
    10891

    Coloured map of the Ottoman Empire, Turkish. Printed in London by George Humble in 1627.

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  • 1646 - Robert Dudley

    Robert Dudley:  Carta particolare che comincia con il capo Dofar in Arabia è finisce con il capo Cintapora nell...

    Robert Dudley, Florenz, 1646

    Very rare nautical chart of the Arabian Sea from R. Dudley's Dell'Arcano del Mare First edition of the striking sea chart of the Arabian Sea by Sir Robert Dudley from his Dell'Arcano del Mare...

    Carta particolare che comincia con il capo Dofar in Arabia è finisce con...
    11305

    Sea chart of the Arabian Sea. Printed in Florence by Robert Dudley in 1646.

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  • 1525 - Laurent Fries

    Laurent Fries:  Tabu. VII Asiae

    Grüninger, Strasbourg, 1525

    Trapezoidal Ptolemaic woodcut map showing the area around Caspian Sea. A reduced version of Martin Waldseemullers ptolemy map from 1513. From the 1525 Strassbourg Edition of Ptolemy's Geographia....

    Tabu. VII Asiae
    10081

    Antique woodcut map of the Caspian Sea. Printed in Strasbourg by Grüninger in 1525.

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  • 1720 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Imperium Turcicum in Europa, Asia et Africa Regiones Proprias, Tributarias, Clientelares ...

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Beautiful old coloured map of the Turkish Empire by Johann Baptist Homann. Very decorative map of the Ottoman Empire issued during the first half of the 18th Century. Shows the eastern...

    Imperium Turcicum in Europa, Asia et Africa Regiones Proprias,...
    11708

    Old coloured map of the Ottoman Empire. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

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  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Persia Sive Sophorum Regnum

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Interesting hand coloured copper engraved map of Persia by J. Janssonius. With one beautiful coloured cartouche and a sailing ship. Covering parts of Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Pakistan. From "Atlas...

    Persia Sive Sophorum Regnum
    10614

    Coloured map of Iraq, Iran. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1650.

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  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  La Ville de Aden / Aden Cite Chef du Royaume.

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A scarce and early woodcut view of the Port and City of Aden in the Gulf of Aden, Yemen. Decorated with many galleons. Ruled in brown ink. As a woodcut view, it is extremely fine cut. The view...

    La Ville de Aden / Aden Cite Chef du Royaume.
    11365

    Antique woodcut map of Aden, Yemen, Arabian Peninsula. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Cyria / Cypern / Palestina / Mesopotamia / Babylonia / Chaldea und zwey Arabia mit Bergen Wassern...

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early, attractive woodcut map of the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East. Covering the area between northern Syria and the Red Sea, with Cyprus, the Holy Land, Jordan and parts of the Iraq....

    Cyria / Cypern / Palestina / Mesopotamia / Babylonia / Chaldea und zwey...
    11314

    Antique woodcut map of Cyprus, Palestine, Syria, Israel. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1720 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Imperii Persici in Omnes suas Provincias

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Beautiful old coloured map of the Persian Empire by Johann Baptist Homann. Shows Iran, Iraq, Syria, the Persian Gulf, the Caspian Sea as well as parts of the eastern Mediterranean with Cyprus and...

    Imperii Persici in Omnes suas Provincias
    11709

    Old coloured map of Persia / Iran / Iraq / Syria / Persian Gulf. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

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  • 1740 - George Matthäus Seutter

    George Matthäus Seutter:  Nova et accuratissima Maris Caspii hactenus maximam partem nobis non satis cogniti ac Regionum...

    Augsburg, circa 1740

    Original hand coloured copper engraving of Matthaeus Seutter. Showing the Caspian Sea (Каспийское море) with the...

    Nova et accuratissima Maris Caspii hactenus maximam partem nobis non...
    10147

    Old coloured map of the Caspian Sea, Russia. Printed in Augsburg circa 1740.

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  • 1747 - Emanuel Bowen

    Emanuel Bowen:  A New & Accurate Map of Turkey in Asia, Arabia, &c. Drawn from the Best Authorities ...

    E. Bowen, London, 1747

    Bowen's map of the Arabian Peninsula showing the area between the Mediterranean Sea and the Arabian Sea centred around Saudi Arabia. From 'A Complete System of Geography' . Decorated with a...

    A New & Accurate Map of Turkey in Asia, Arabia, &c. Drawn from the Best...
    11289

    Antique map of the Red Sea, Arabian Peninsula. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

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  • 1571 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Tabula Asiae VII

    Petri, Basle, 1571

    Woodcut map showing Persia up to India between Persian Gulf and Caspian Sea. From the Latin 1571 edition of Strabo's Geographia with maps of Sebastian Munster which appeared in Ptolemy Geographia...

    Tabula Asiae VII
    10079

    Antique woodcut map of the Middle East. Printed in Basle by Petri in 1571.

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  • 1716 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  Die Gelegenheit des Paradeis und des Landes Canaan, sambt den erst Bewohnten Länderen der...

    Johann Detleffsen, Minden, 1716

    Very rare anonymous map of the Middle East. Showing the Eastern Mediterranean with Cyprus up to today Iraq / Iran in the East. Some cities with details small views e.g. Babylon with the Tower of...

    Die Gelegenheit des Paradeis und des Landes Canaan, sambt den erst...
    10507

    Antique map of Iran, Iraq, Cyprus, Mediterranean. Printed in Minden by Johann Detleffsen in 1716.

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  • 1628 - Gerard Mercator

    Gerard Mercator:  Persici vel Sophorum Regni typus

    Amsterdam, 1628

    Hand coloured copper engraved map of Persia by G. Mercator. With two beautiful coloured cartouche. Covering the area of today Iran with the Caspian Sea and the Persian Gulf. From a 1628 edition of...

    Persici vel Sophorum Regni typus
    10857

    Coloured map of the Persian Gulf, Caspian Sea, Iran. Printed in Amsterdam in the year 1628.

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  • 1580 - Braun & Hogenberg

    Braun & Hogenberg:  Cairus Quae Olim Babylon Aegypti Maxima Urbs

    Cologne, circa 1580

    Attractive birdeye view of Cairo in Egypt with the Nile river, the Great Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza. Beautiful original colour. German text on verso. From a German edition of "Civitates orbis...

    Cairus Quae Olim Babylon Aegypti Maxima Urbs
    10146

    Old coloured town view of Giza, Cairo, Egypt. Printed in Cologne circa 1580.

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