"Carte de la Coste d'Arabie, Mer Rouge, et Golfe de Perse", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1740 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
9.9 x 8.7 inches
25.1 x 22.1 cm
This attractive map of Arabia and the Red Sea emphasizes the coastlines and the interior is primarily left blank. The shoals and navigational hazards in the Red Sea and the pearl banks off the coast of Bahrain are also noted. The map is nicely decorated with a title cartouche and a compass rose.
Watermarked paper with faint offsetting and some light mildew stains in blank margins just entering map at top left.