Arabian Peninsula Ottoman Empire Red Sea Persian Gulf 1661 Meurs decorative mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Nova Totius Arabiae Foelics Petraeae et Desertae.
(Asia, Middle East, Ottoman Empire, Arabia, Arabian Peninsula, Red Sea, Persian Gulf, Syria, Tigris, Euphrates, Persia, Cyprus).
Issued 1661, Nuremburg by J. Meurs for Dapper.
Uncommon and attractive mid 17th century copper engraved map. Decorative cartouche & vignette greatly enhances visual appeal.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, some age toning and light browning as seen to sheet, minor old staining along bottom edge, still fine in appearance and suitable for display.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet measures c. 12 1/2" H x 15 3/4" W.
Engraved area measures c. 10 1/2" H x 13" W.
Al Ankary, Arabian Peninsula in Old European Maps, 79.
Tibbets, Arabia in Early Maps,
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.