Auction 114, Lot 580

"A Chart of the Coast of Arabia, the Red Sea, & Persian Gulf, drawn from the Chart of the Eastern Ocean…", Child, G.

Subject: Arabia

Period: 1740 (dated)

Publication: Universal Traveller

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.8 x 8.6 inches
24.9 x 21.8 cm

Centered on Arabia, the map extends to show the cities of Kayro and Alexandria in the west, and to the east are Jaffa and Iraq with the named cities of Basrah, Sura, Ahwaz and Hellah. Includes all of the Red Sea and Persian Gulf. Decorative title cartouche (colored) with a sea shell theme, and a compass rose at upper right.

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Condition: A

Beautiful, early impression on hand laid paper with original margins. Small marginal stain at right. Modern coloring with a little show-though on verso.

Estimate: $140 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/1/2006

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