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Asia Minor and the Middle East

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Arabia Felice Nuova Tavola

A very fine map from the first edition of “Geographia di Claudio Tolomeo” by Girolamo Ruscelli published in Venice in 1561 at Valgrisi. There is a really interesting Italian text on verso that describes the early history and geography of the area. A feature of this first state is that some maps haven’t the platemark at top because two maps were engraved on the same plate and the resulting sheet halved. Ruscelli’s Atlas is an expanded edition of Gastaldi’s Atlas of 1548, which has been called the

  • Author: RUSCELLI Girolamo
  • Year: 1561
  • Dimension: 180 x 240 mm
  • Place of publication: Venice

 400,00

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Carta della Terra Santa indicante il Viaggio degli Ebrei nel deserto

Uncommon and elegant Italian map by Filippo Naymiller showing the Holy Land colored by Tribes published in Milan. Inset plan of Jerusalem. The very interesting map shows also the route of the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt. Includes a second sheet of text embellished by vignettes engraved by Baldi providing really interesting geographical and biblical information of the area. The map was finely engraved by Pietro Allodi. From Atlante di geografia universale: cronologico, storico, statistico e letterario published in Milan, 1860 at Tipografia Pagnoni.

  • Author: Filippo Naymiller, Francesco Pagnoni
  • Dimension: 41,5 x 32 cm
  • Place of publication: Milan
  • Year: 1860

 90,00

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Chorographia Palestinae, seu Ter.re Sanctae. Delineavit Pater Cosmographus Vincentius Coronelli Venetus M.DCCXIV

Uncommon detailed map of Holy Land centered on Jerusalem. It is orientated with north to the left and based on Adrichom’s map of 1590. In the title Coronelli is granted as mapmaker but the nice map is from an unidentified work (perhaps an 8° french volume) because Coronelli never published a map of the Holy Land. Not in Laor.

  • Author: Anon.
  • Dimension: 21,5 x 49,5
  • Year: 1714

 350,00

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Guide map of Jerusalem

A decorative bird’s-eye view of the Jerusalem with select buildings shown pictorially; central historical area highlighted; folded into card cover. Drawn by Bernhard Gauer and published in Jerusalem in 1935 circa by Boulos Afif. Includes location of police, hospitals, bus routes and many buildings opened during the British Mandate period: Edison Theatre (1932), Government House (1930), King David Hotel (1931), YMCA (1933), and the Rockefeller Museum (1938). Verso: Historical sketch and 22 places of interest. Bernhard Gauer (1882 –1955) Studied at Munich Academy, then in Italy, eventually settling and working in Dusseldorf. Known for painting, stained glass, and mosaics. Awarded Great Cross of Merit by West Germany, 1952.

  • Author: Boulos Afif
  • Dimension: 45 x 56,5 cm
  • Place of publication: Jerusalem
  • Year: 1935

 160,00

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l’Arabia divisa in Petrea, Deserta e Felice.

Copper engraving from “Atlante Novissimo, illustrato ed accresciuto sulle osservazioni, e scoperte fatte dai piu’ celebri e piu’ recenti cartografi” by Antonio Zatta published in Venice in 1779.Very good condition with nice and decorative original colours.

  • Author: ZATTA Antonio
  • Year: 1779
  • Dimension: 310 x 400 mm
  • Place of publication: Venice

 500,00

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Natoliae sive Asia Minor

Early map of Turkey including Cyprus from the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius with german text on verso. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself suitably titled “Atlas Minor”. The maps were copied from those of the great cartographer Mercator of around 1580-90 or were reductions of Hondius’ own maps of 1606. Almost 20 years later Joannes Janssonius commissioned a new set of copperplates to be engraved by

  • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
  • Year: 1648
  • Dimension: 190 x 135 mm
  • Place of publication: Amsterdam

 300,00

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Palestinae sive Totius Terrae Promissionis Nova Descriptio Auctore Tilemanno Stella Sigenens

A fine miniature map of Palestine from “Epitome du Theatre” published in Antwerp in 1598 with french text on verso. The engraver was P. Galle.

  • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
  • Year: 1598
  • Dimension: 75 x 105 mm
  • Place of publication: Antwerp

 150,00

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Palestine divisee en XII Tribus

Detailed lovely map of Holy Land by Eduard Dumas-Vorzet showing the 12 tribes and many other historical features. In the top left inset plan of Jerusalem at the bottom left the travel of Jesus. From the famous Atlas Universel d’Histoire et de Geographie by Marie Nicolas Bouillet published in Paris in 1877.

  • Author: Eduard Dumas-Vorzet
  • Year: 1877
  • Place of publication: Paris
  • Dimension: 260 x 200 mm

 50,00

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Tabula asiae VI

Woodcut map from “Geographia Universalis, Vetus et Nova” by S. Munster published by H. Petri in Basle in 1552. Decorative woodcut design on verso attribuited to Hans Holbein.

  • Author: MUNSTER Sebastian
  • Year: 1552
  • Dimension: 255 x 345 mm
  • Place of publication: Basle

 700,00

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Terra Sancta quae in Sacris Terra Promissionis ol: Palestina

Beautiful little map based on Ortelius? famous map of the Holy Land. It is oriented with east at the top and centered on Samaria. From the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius with german text on verso. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself suitably titled “Atlas Minor”. The maps were copied from those of the great cartographer Mercator of around 1580-90 or were reductions of Hondius’ own maps of 1606. Almos

  • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
  • Year: 1648
  • Dimension: 196 x 134 mm
  • Place of publication: Amsterdam

 280,00

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Terra Sancta XXIII Nova Tabula

One of the earliest obtainable modern maps of the Holy Land, which appeared in the first edition of Munster’s Geographia, first published in Basle in 1540. Here in the 1552 edition with the latitude and longitude borders.
The map extends from Sidon and the land of the Phoenians in the north to Gaza in the south with numerous Biblical sites and a number of vignettes. The inset is a key of ancient and modern placenames. This map is orientated with west at the top and is based on earlier maps by Munster and Ziegler.

  • Author: MUNSTER Sebastian
  • Year: 1552
  • Dimension: 285 x 378 mm
  • Place of publication: Basle

 700,00

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Turcici Imperii Imago

Delightful small map of the ancient Turkish empire covering the Middle East (including Arabia and Oman) from the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius with german text on verso. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself suitably titled “Atlas Minor”. The maps were copied from those of the great cartographer Mercator of around 1580-90 or were reductions of Hondius’ own maps of 1606. Almost 20 years later Joannes J

  • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
  • Year: 1648
  • Dimension: 190 x 130 mm
  • Place of publication: Amsterdam

 180,00

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Turkey

A rare decorative large pictorial map of Turkey showing the economic production activities and sites in the Country. Includes text, table of export production data, color illustration of national flag, and photographic illustrations of economic activities.
Drawn by Liam Dunne (signed at bottom left) published in New York in 1950 circa.

  • Author: Liam Dunne
  • Dimension: 51 x 81 cm
  • Place of publication: New York
  • Year: 1950

 600,00

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Turkish Empire by T. Starling

An attractive miniature map of Turkish Empire centered on Natolia and Cyprus by Thomas Starling from popular Victorian atlas “The Royal Cabinet Atlas, And Universal Compendium Of All Places In The Known World” published by Bull and Churton in London in 1833. The map is accompanied by a page of text giving the latitude and longitude of the major towns.

  • Author: STARLING Thomas
  • Year: 1833
  • Dimension: 145 x 90 mm
  • Place of publication: London
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