Antique Maps of the Near East

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"Carte de la Syrie…"

Historic map.

Copper etching by A.R. Fremin

Dated 1821. Published in "Bible de Vence"

By Henri-Francois de Vence (1676-1749)

Edition: Paris, 1827

Minor foxing in margins. Map very good.

Map: 24 x 18,8 cm (ca. 9.4 x 7.4")

Sheet: 40 x 28 cm (ca. 15.7 x 11")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. NEAREASTMAP245849


"Carte de la Dispersion des Peuples après le Deluge"

Map of the dispersion of people after the deluge

Colonie des Enfents de Japhet - marked in yellow original color

Colonie des Enfents de Cham - marked in blue original color

Colonie des Enfents de Sem - marked in red original color

According to the Old Testatement Noah had three sons: Japhet, Cham and Sem

According to Flavius Josephus these three sons moved to different areas after the deluge (ca. 100 A.D.) This maps shows the areas to which people moved. And the map states: Colonie des Enfans de Japhet (yellow coloring), Colonie des Enfans de Cham (blue coloring) and Colonie des Enfans de Sem (reed coloring).

Copper engraving from:"Atlas de la Geographie ancienne, du moyen-age et moderne". By Felix Delamarche, who followed his father Charles Francois Demarche (1740-1817) in his cartographic business.

Paris, dated 1829

Map has light general age toning and shows some minor traces of age an use

27,5 x 39,8 cm (ca. 10.8 x 15.7")

$ 240.00

Order Nr.NEAREASTMAP241751


Palestine

"Palaestina" ( Palestine )

Anonymous map. Printed in beige tone.

Map reaches from Berut ( Beirut ) to Gaza and the Dead Sea and from the Mediterranean coastline
to Damascus and to the Asadamus mountains.

Reverse side has a print of Canada, Alaska and Greenland.

Dated 1880.

36.3 x 23.5 cm ( 14.3 x 9.2 ")

$ 85.00

Order Nr. NEAREASTMAP248373


"Alexandri Magni Imperium et Expenditiones"

Alexander's the Great Empire.

Copper etching from:"Atlas de la Geographie ancienne, du moyen-age et moderne". By Felix Delamarche, who followed his father Charles Francois Demarche (1740-1817) in his cartographic business.

Original border line hand coloring.

Paris, dated 1829

Map shows some traces of age and use. In General: Good condition.

27,8 x 43 cm (ca.10.9 x 16.9")

$ 150.00

Order Nr.MIDDLEEASTMAP241749


Palestine / Israel / Lebanon

"Palaestina" Inset: "Jerusalem and surrounding" and "Das Libanon-Gebiet"

Two detailed steel engraving maps of Palestine / Israel and a very detailed of Lebanon. Map shows also Jerusalem and surrounding as a plan.

Engraved after the drawing by August Heinrich Petermann (1822-1878)

Published in Gotha, dated 1874

Minor traces of age and use. Basically very good condition.

Measurements all over page size without margins: 34 x 41,5 cm (ca. 13.4 x 16.3")

$ 80.00

Order Nr. HOLYLAND248071


Alexander the Great

"Reich Alexanders des Grossen"

Map printed in color 1896 shows the Empire of Alexander the Great with many of the antique names
of the various regions. The two lower maps show empire of Diadochen at various times. In the upper
right corner is a detailed inset of Tyrus ( Tyre ) and in the lower left of the upper map is an inset of Issus.

Map has a vertical fold.

22.5 x 29 cm ( 8.8 x 11.4 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. MIDDLEASTMAP245778


"Carte de L'Empire des Perses"

Historic map for the understanding of the books of Esdras, Nehemias, Tobie, Judith, Esther, Job and of the Prophets.

Copper etching by A.R. Fremin

Dated 1824. Published in "Bible de Vence"

By Henri-Francois de Vence (1676-1749)

Edition: Paris, 1827

Minor foxing in margins. Map very good.

Map: 21,6 x 32 cm (ca. 8.5 x 12.6")

Sheet: 40 x 28 cm (ca. 15.7 x 11")

$ 90.00

Order Nr.MIDDLEEASTMAP245848


"A Map of the Travels of Our Lord & Savior Jeasus Christ". Copper etching by Thos. Stackhouse, ca 1770. Modern hand coloring.

Map shows the area of Christ's travels with regional divisions of the time. Cartouche is a dedication to Lord Bishop robert of Elphin.

Print has a few hardly mencionable spots. Light browning of margin edges. Bottom margin has been added. Overall condition is Better than Good.

13.7 x 25 cm ( 5.4 x 9.8 ")

$ 120.00

Order Nr. NEAREASTMAP1844


"Syrie Moderne" Copper etching by Mallet, 1683.

This decorative little map shows much more than its title indicates.
Not only is all of modern Syria shown, but also Cyprus, the Holy
Land, present-day Jordan and part of Turkey and Arabia. Notice
the Classical cartouche with two cherubs in the center holding
symbols of Christianity and the figure to the tight holds the Bible.

Condition of the map is Very Good.

14.5 x 10 cm ( 5.7 x 3.9 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. NEAREASTMAP1835


"A Map shewing the general Dispersion and settling of the Nations". Copper etching ca 1780. Modern hand coloring.

Map shows the settlements of the region with explanations in the upper right and lower left corners. The settling is shown after Japhet, Shem and Ham, the sons of Noah.

Map image is clean. Light scattered spotting in margins. Browning along margin edges. Overall condition is Much Better than Good.

20.4 x 24.9 cm ( 8 x 9.8 ")

$ 180.00

Order Nr. NEAREASTMAP1846


"Palestine Partagee en 12 Tribus"

Steel engraving 1845 showing the regions of the 12 tribes.

16.2 x 10 cm ( 6.3 x 3.9 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. NEAREASTMAP241128


"Palestine sous la domination Raomaine Format Quatre Provinces."

Steel engraving map 1845 showing the division in four provinces.
Narrow left margin.

16 x 10 cm ( 6.2 x 3.9 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. NEAREASTMAP241127


"Facies Palaestinae ex Monumentis veteribus descripto ab Hadriano Relando…"

Historic map showing what is nowadays Israel (Palestine) including Lebanon, Palestine, Gaza, the West Bank, Jordan, and parts of Syria. There are some coins and medals next to title cartouche.

Type of print. Copper etching

Color: Original hand coloring

Author: Samuel Faber (1657-1716)

Publisher: Christoph Weigel (1654-1725)

Published: Nuremberg, 1720

Edition: Weigel reissued "Atlas Scholastichodoeporicus…" which Faber originally published in 1716.

Condition: Beautifully bright original hand coloring. Reenforcement and repairs along centerfold. Wide margins spotty and a bit wrinkly. Traces of age and use. In general: Good.

40 x 32 cm (ca. 15.7 x 12.6")

$ 160.00

Order Nr. NEAREASTMAP239219


Syria

Copper engraving by Ramon Alabern, ca 1820. Original outline coloring.
Historically very interesting SPANISH map giving the longitudes as East of Madrid.

Near the bottom os the map is the Lac Asphalites (Dead Sea) where asphalt (bitumen) was plentiful in earlier times. In the upper left part of the map are the Taurus Mtns. In the upper right is a small bit of Armenia. Somewhat right of center is Palmyra. Part of Cyprus is shown on the left side.

Map has a horizontal fold. In the left margin are 4 small worm holes.
Wide margins. Map is clean. Very minor creases in upper margin.

39.5 x 28 cm (15.5 x 11 ")

$ 320.00

Order Nr. NEAREASTMAP1856


"Tavola Quarta Dell'Aisa" (The fourth Ptolemy map of Asia)

Map shows: Cyprus, South east Anatolia, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Sinai Peninsula, Northern part of the Arabian Peninsula. Irak, Kuwait

Copper etching after Claudius Ptolemaeus published in „Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra" Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli. Venice, 1598

First edition in Italian prepared by Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)

Light general age toning. Some minor traces of age and use.

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Reverse side: "Tavola Terza Dell'Asia" (The thrid Ptolemy map of Asia)

Map shows Gedorgia, Armenia, Aserbaidshan, Iran. The land bridge between The Black and the Caspian Sea.

Sheet: 28.5 x 19 cm (11.2 x 7.5")

Map: 12.4 x 17 (4.9 x 6.7")

$ 350.00

Order Nr. NEAREASTMAP235645


"Descrittione della Palestina, o della Terra Sancta insieme con quella Fenicia, lei vicina""

Copper etching published in „Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra"

Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli. Venice, 1598

First edition in Italian prepared by Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)

Holy Land (Isreael) Palestine, Lebanon, Syria. Nile Delta, Parts of Arabia Felix. Two ornate Renaissance Title cartouches. Verso: Related text

General age toning. Traces of age and use. A couple of small repaired holes in the dester of Arabia near lower right cartouche. Verso related text.

Sheet: 28.5 x 19 cm (11.2 x 7.5")

Map: 12.6 x 17.2 cm (5 x 6.8")

$ 350.00

Order Nr. NEAREASTMAP235651


"Palestine 1841"

Steel engraving published 1845. Two horizontal book folds to fit original book size.

22.5 x 17.5 cm ( 8.8 x 6.8 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. NEAREASTMAP240882


"Map of Palestine to Illustrate the Later Jewish History"

Very interesting historical map with Biblical names of regions and settlements.

Engraved by J & C Walker. Published in London. Dated 1829.

Clean map with folds to fit original book size. A few minor creases.

25 x 19.5 cm ( 9.8 x 7.6 ")

$ 75.00

Order Nr. NEAREASTMAP240877


"Syrien und die angrenzenden Laender zur Zeit der Kreuzzüge". Steel etching by C. Poppey. 1846. Some original outline coloring.

Insets: Jerusalem 1099. Antiochia 1098. Ptolemais 1189to 1191. The Kingdom of Jerusalem.

Clean, except for traces of age and use in margins.

Page size: 37 x 43.8 cm (14.6 x 17.2").

$ 140.00

Order Nr. NEAREAST1857


„Turcicum Imperium" (Osman Empire / Osmanisches Reich)

Hand-colored copper etching by Joannes L'Huilier

Published by Frederic de Wit

Amsterdam, ca. 1680

General age toning. Lower left and lower right spotty.

Lower centerfold and fragil sections left and right secured by

restaurative paper. Very good hand-coloring probably 19th century.

Reverse side has no print. In general: Still good condition.

Map shows extension of the Osman Empire versus the end of the 17th century. Center of map is Turkey, Irak, the Levant, northern Egypt, the Libyan coast, Greece, The Black and the Caspean Sea. Very colorful cartouche shows three sultans and two captives.

Ca. 45 x 55 cm (ca. 17.7 x 21.6")

$ 880.00

Order Nr. NEAREAST237379


"Carte pour le Voyage de Leunant De Pietro della Valle de puzis Venise jusqua Bagdaht, par Constantinople, le Caire, Jerusalem et Alep". Copper engraving by Duval ( Du Val ) (1618-1683). Published. 1666. Hand coloring of a later date.

Very interesting map showing the journing of Pietro della Valle.A fine line on the map shows his intinerary.

Except for a light crease in the upper part of the map, the map is in fine condition.

16.3 x 23 cm ( 6.4 x 9 " )

$ 180.00

Order Nr. NEAREAST235583SOLD


"Carte Des Premiers Ages Du Monde. Geographie Ecclesiastique De La TurquieDS'Asie, Et De la Perse." Copper engraving by E. Dussy for Robert D. Vaugondy, dated 1762. Original outline coloring.

This map shows the ancient regions with early names of people and places.

Map has wide margins. Vertical centerfold. Light browning on margin edges and a few trivial spots in margins.

23.7 x 24.2 cm ( 9.3 x 9.5 ")

$ 220.00

Order Nr. ASIAMINOR1837


"Asia"

Wood engraving printed in color ca 1900. Reverse side is printed with information (in English) about Asia.

This map shows the political divisions of the time using various colors. Red lines show the major railway routes. In the upper left is a special inset showing Palestine. In the lower left is a map of Pennsylvania for size comparison.

Light spot on right margin edge.

22 x 27 cm ( 8.6 x 10.6 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. ASIAMAP239882


"Carte De L'Empire Ottoman". Wood engraving, 1860.

Very interesting historical map showing the Ottoman Empire. On the right is a detailed map of the Ear East.

Map has vertical centerfold with a bit of light graying on centerfold line. Reverse side is printed.

21.5 x 32.3 cm ( 8.4 x 12.7 ")

$ 85.00

Order Nr. ASIAMINOR1838


Reverse side:

"Armenia and Part of Asia Minor"
Reverse side: "Aintab & Vicinity"

Wood engraving. Printed by Schoenberg, New York City. 1867

Front side shows coast line of the Turkish side of the Black Sea from Sinop in the west to Batumi in Georgia and south to the Van Lake

Reverse side shows the border region between Turkey and Syria, the northeastern Mediterranean Sea, the run of river Euphrates from its sources to Racca.in Syria

12 x 20,5 cm (ca. 4.7 x 8.1")

11,2 x 20,2 cm (ca. 4.4 x 8")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. TURKEYMAP239984


A Particular Description of the Countries mentioned by the apostles & pass'd through by them as the Preach'd the Gospel". Copper engraving by J. Mynde ca 1780.

Map reaches from Rome in the west to the Euphrates River in the east. Dotted line in the Mediterranean shows the voyage of St. Paul from Jerusalem to Rome. Other finer dotted lines show other voyages by the Apostles.

Map has some light scattered spotting. Light broning along vertical centerfold. Several small repairs on centerfold. Creasing in lower margins. Repair on upper right margin corner. Repaired tear in left margin reaching slightly in image. Small, repaired tear on right margin edge. Small repair on right side of image. Overall light age toning.

31 x 42.5 cm (12.2 x 16.7 ")

$ 220.00

Order Nr. ASIAMINORMAP1829


"From Jerusalem to Damascus"

Wood engraving ca 1880. Reverse side is printed.

10 x 7.5 cm ( 3.9 x 2.9 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. NEAREASTMAP239853


"Sirie" Copper engraving by Joseph Roux from "Recueil des principaux plans des ports et rades de la Mer Mediterranée" , 1779.

Map shows the old port of Alexandrette and Saudin with Cape Canzir. North is on the left side.

Small repaired tear on right margin edge. Binding marks in left margin.Small repaired tear on right margin edge. Light crease on left side.

13 x 19.6 cm ( 5.1 x 7.7 ")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. NEAREAST1850


"Syrie" Copper engraving by Joseph Roux from "Recueil des principaux plans des ports et rades de la Mer Mediterranée" , 1779.

Map shows Beirut and the surrounding coastal area. Note that "north" is on the left side and "east" at the top.

The are binding marks in left margin. Light creasing on left side. Lower right corner is frayed. Tiny repaired tears on top margin edge and one on right margin edge.

12.5 x 19 cm ( 4.9 x 7.4 ")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. NEAREAST1851


"L'Euphrate et Le Tigre" Euphrates and Tigris Copper etching by Guilliaume de la Haye. By the famous French cartographer Jean-Baptiste Bourgouignon d'Anville (1697 - 1782). Dated 1783. Published in Nuremberg by Weigelio - Schneideriana. Original hand outline coloring.

The focus of this map in a very detailed way is Irak. Map shows the runs of the two famed rivers to Kuwait. Map shows also the adjacent lands of Anatolia, Syria, Iran It gives names of provinces and tribes like Alghezira, Kurdistan, Chuzestan, Hakkari, Aderbigian, Diarmodzar, Diar Rabiaa, At the top center of the map is Moush-Moxocene. In the lower right corner is athe tip of the Persian Gulf. On the left is a small part of the Mediterranean Sea. Karak and Petra are in the lower left. Palmyra is directly above the title. Diabekir and many others. Historically a very interesting map.

Some scattered light spotting. Very wide margins. Some light water stains on margin edges and in lower margin corners.

42.5 x 50.5 ( 16.7 x 19.8 ")

$ 380.00

Order Nr.MIDDLEEASTMAP236894


 

„Sketch of the Routes across the deserts between Aleppo and Bussora". Copper etching by Basire. Published by Philosophical Transactions. London, 1791.

Routes of various travellers going through Syrian, Arabian and Chaldean Deserts. Carmichael's Route, 1751. Irwin 1781. Holford 1780. Capper 1778. Texeira 1605.

Clean. Two vertical folds to fit book size.

17.7 x 24.3 cm (7 x 9.6").

$ 130.00

Order Nr. NEAREASTMAP1158


"Africa"
"North Eastern Sheet"

Interesting map of northeatern Africa, Turkey, the Near East and Middle East. The area around the Red Sea is shown in fine detail. In the upper right corner is a detailed inset of the mouth of the Nile River.

Type of print: Lithograph

Color: Original hand coloring

Publisher: George W. Colton

Published in: "Colton's Atlas of the World illustrating physical and political geography"

Published: New York, 1856

Overall pleasant light age toning.

Map size with border: 39.5 x 32 cm ( 15.5 x 12.5 ")

$ 140.00

Order Nr. AFRICA239560


 

"L'Euphrate et Le Tigre" Euphrates and Tigris Copper etching by Guilliaume de la Haye. Published by the famous French cartographer Jean-Baptiste Bourgouignon d'Anville (1697 - 1782). Paris, 1779. Very delightful original hand coloring.

The focus of this map in a very detailed way is Irak. Map shows the runs of the two famed rivers to Kuwait. Map shows also the adjacent lands of Anatolia, Syria, Iran It gives names of provinces and tribes like Alghezira, Kurdistan, Chuzestan, Hakkari, Aderbigian, Diarmodzar, Diar Rabiaa, At the top center of the map is Moush-Moxocene. In the lower right corner is athe tip of the Persian Gulf. On the left is a small part of the Mediterranean Sea. Karak and Petra are in the lower left. Palmyra is directly above the title. Diabekir and many others. Historically a very interesting map.

Very minor signs of age and use on margin edges. Vertical centerfold. Strong paper. Very good condition.

43 x 51.5 cm (16.9 x 20.3")

$ 750.00

Order Nr. NEAREAST MAP1858


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