Valgrisi, Vicenzo. Arabia felice nuova tavola.

Venedig, Valgrisi, 1562.

230:325 mm. Engraved map.

 2,500.00

"A blown-up copy of the map designed by Gastaldi in 1548" (Al Ankary). The Gastaldi map "was the first modern map of the Arabian peninsula"; for the first time it "clearly shows the island of Bahrain and Qatar" (ibid.).

Al Ankary 136.Tibbetts 27. Cf. Sultan Bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi 19 (the small version only).