Saudi Arabia


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1332Fine small antique map of the Red Sea by Bertius.DetailsBertius, Petrus1609
Antique map of the Red Sea and Arabia
Bertius, Petrus
1609
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$0.00Bertius--PetrusAntique-map-of-the-Red-Sea-and-ArabiaSOLD<br></br>Fine small antique map of the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, Aden, Yemen,and Egypt. This attractive copperplate engraved map covers numerous islands and villages including Aden, Suez, Mecca (Mecha), and Medina. By Petrus Bertius ca 1609. Text on verso is in French.
1118Beautiful old map by Peter van der Aa of the Persian Gulf region.DetailsAa, Pieter van der1713
Antique Dutch Map of the Persian Gulf region
Aa, Pieter van der
1713
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$0.00Aa--Pieter-van-derAntique-Dutch-Map-of-the-Persian-Gulf-regionSOLD<br></br> Beautiful intaglio-printed antique map by Peter van der Aa of the Persian Gulf region incorporating portions of present-day Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, India, Bahrain ("Baharem"), Qatar ("Queximi"), Oman, Ormuz, and Kuwait. Key cities va der AA identified by name include: Mecca ("Mecha") , Medina ("Medina t Alnabi"), Basrah ("Bassora"), Muscat ("Mascate"), Ahmedabad ("Hamedebat"), and Khambhat ("Cambaya"). <br></br> This fine map will make a handsome presentation when framed. An attractive cartouche with European ships in the background shows a local merchant negotiating with two dark, shirtless natives carrying a spear. <br></br> Pieter van der Aa (1659 - 1733) was a Dutch publisher working in Leiden during the early eighteenth century. He is best known for publishing maps and atlases, though he also printed pirated editions of foreign bestsellers and illustrated volumes. Van de AA's use of stock mock-frame borders is a characteristic for which he is well known. This map shows evidence of two plate marks, one for the mock-frame and the second interior platemark for the smaller map which was printed inside the mock-frame. From "Le nouveau theatre du monde. ou La geographie royale, composeĢe de nouvelles cartes tres-exactes", published from Leiden in 1713.
3633Fine antique map of Saudi Arabia, Red Sea, Persian Gulf.DetailsBellin, Jacques Nicolas1740
Nice French antique map of Saudi Arabia, Red Sea, Persian Gulf
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
1740
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$320.00Bellin--Jacques-NicolasNice-French-antique-map-of-Saudi-Arabia--Red-Sea--Persian-GulfStriking and beautifully engraved map of Arabia, the Red Sea, and the Persian Gulf. Decorative compass rose and scroll-work title cartouche. The area shown on this fine original map is currently territory of these states: Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Iraq, Iran, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Oman and more. <br></br> Published by Jacques Bellin by order of the Count de Maurepas (Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux 1701-1781) who served as France's Minister of Marine from 1723-1749. By his recommendations to Louis XVI delaying economic and administrative reforms, Maurepas was partially responsible for the governmental crises that led to the French Revolution. <br></br> French hydrographer Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was born in Paris and educated as an engineer. In 1741, Bellin became the first Ingénieur de la Marine of the Depot des cartes et plans de la Marine (the French Hydrographical Office) and was named Official Hydrographer of the French King. Bellin's largest and most comprehensive work is the Petit Atlas Maritime that covered the coasts and important port cities of the known world.
1249Antique optical view of the port Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaDetailsAnonymous1750
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia antique vue d'optique
Anonymous
1750
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$0.00AnonymousJeddah--Saudi-Arabia-antique-vue-d-optiqueSOLD <br></br> Antique 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.
4828Antique chart of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea.DetailsMannevillette, d'Apres1775
Antique chart of Jeddah Gedda Saudi Arabia
Mannevillette, d'Apres
1775
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$900.00Mannevillette--d-ApresAntique-chart-of-Jeddah-Gedda-Saudi-ArabiaRare. Early 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. (Jiddah)
1207Antique chart of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea.DetailsMannevillette, d'Apres1775
Early chart of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Mannevillette, d'Apres
1775
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$0.00Mannevillette--d-ApresEarly-chart-of-Jeddah--Saudi-Arabia<b>SOLD</b>, but see <a href="https://www.rarecharts.com/ShowDetail/Creator/Mannevillette--d-Apres/Title/Antique-chart-of-Jeddah-Gedda-Saudi-Arabia/4828" target="_blank">another example</a> now in stock. <br></br> Early 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.