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NOVA PERSIAE, ARMENIAE, NATOLIAE ET ARABIAE..

Code: M3492

Cartographer: WIT Frederick De

Date: 1680 Amsterdam

Size: 47*55.5 cms

Attractive and sought after map of the Middle East covers the region from Turkey and Egypt to Afghanistan with the Arabian peninsula prominently shown. The detail in Arabia is based on Sanson's map of 1654, one of the largest scaled and best detailed maps of the region until the mid-seventeenth century.

The decorative title cartouche features several exotic figures, animals and a merchant ship. A mapmaker works atop the scale of miles cartouche using dividers and other tools of the trade.

Good original hand colour , some occasional v light spotting.

Very good condition.

Ref: Tibbetts #121; Ankary #77.

Availability: Sold

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