Saudi Arabia

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1249Coming Soon!DetailsAnonymous1750
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia antique vue d'optique
$550.00AnonymousJeddah--Saudi-Arabia-antique-vue-d-optiqueAntique optical print or vue d'optique of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia the port for Mecca or Lamekk (la Mecque) ca 1750. This attractive engraved print is one of the earliest available views of Jeddah, an important trading port city on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. <br></br> With a population currently at 4.2 million people, Jeddah is the largest city in Makkah Province, the largest sea port on the Red Sea, and the second-largest city in Saudi Arabia.
1207Coming Soon!DetailsMannevillette, d'Apres1775
Early chart of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Mannevillette, d'Apres
$450.00Mannevillette--d-ApresEarly-chart-of-Jeddah--Saudi-ArabiaEarly French nautical chart of the anchorage of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea. Shows the passage into the port of "Gedda" with a defensive wall. Curved elevation view of the coastline near Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. <br></br> From J. B. d'Apres de Mannevillette's sea atlas "Le Neptune Oriental ou routier general des Cotes des Indes orientales et de la Chine." Jean-Baptiste d'Après de Mannevillette (1707 - 1780) was a French sailor, navigator, and hydrographer active in the mid-18th century. Mannevillette studied mathematics and navigation in Paris before winning a commission as an officer on a merchant vessel headed for the West Indies. Mannevillette collected and revised a number of regional nautical charts during numerous voyages around Africa to India and China. <br></br> Antique copper-engraving, published in Paris, ca. 1775. No folds.