Auction 123, Lot 698

"Kaart van Arabie, de Persische Golf, en de Roode Zee; met Egijpte, Nubie, en Abijssinie", Bonne/Bachiene

Subject: Arabia, Egypt

Period: 1785 (circa)

Publication: Atlas, tot opheldering der hedendaagsche historie

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 8.3 inches
31.8 x 21.1 cm

This attractive map details the Persian Gulf, the Arabian Peninsula, the Red Sea, the Nile River valley, and the Horn of Africa. There are several spurious mountain ranges in Arabia. In Egypt, the source of the Nile is well represented. A large decorative title cartouche and distance scales adorns this scarce Dutch edition.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/20/2008

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