Oolitic Iron Ore Deposits in Wadi Fatima Between Jeddah and Mecca, Saudi …Jeddah, 1966.€ 850.00
Rare Saudi government publication on iron ore deposits (mainly Goethite and Hematite) in Western Arabia. As stated in the foreword, "Bulletin 2 is the first geological report on an occurrence of a single metallic mineral to be published by the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources". Wadi Fatima, east of Jiddah on the Arabian Red Sea coast, …
Plan de la ville de Moka située sur la Mer Rouge.Paris, 1764.€ 450.00
Finely engraved map of Mocha, Yemen, from Jacques Nicolas Bellin's "Le Petit Atlas Maritime Recueil de Cartes et Plans des Quatre Parlies du Monde en Cinq Volumes", first published in Paris in 1764.
Jacques-Nicolas Bellin (1703-72) was among the most important mapmakers of the 18th century. In 1721, at age 18, he was appointed hydrographer …
Carte de la Mer Rouge et partie de l'Arabie.Paris, 1764.Inquire
Finely engraved map of the Red Sea and Southern part of the Arabian Peninsula, from Jacques Nicolas Bellin's Le Petit Atlas Maritime Recueti de Cartes et Plans des Quatre Parlies du Monde en Cinq Volumes, first published in Paris in 1764.
Jacques-Nicolas Bellin (1703-72) was among the most important mapmakers of the 18th century. In 1721, …
[Red Sea]. Preliminary Chart of the Farasan Islands principally from a …London, 1954.Inquire
Engraved chart showing the Farasan Islands in the Red Sea, including tidal information, compass roses, soundings, seabed notations, currents, sandbanks, shoals, lighthouses and beacons picked out in yellow and red, inland elevations, detailing and buildings. Chart of the Farasan Islands (no. 15), published at the Admiralty in 1929, revised in 1954. …
Red Sea - Gulf of Suez. Gimsah and Kabreit Anchorages and Approaches surveyed …London, 1920.€ 800.00
Nautical chart (3752) of the Gulf of Suez. Engraved chart, including tidal information, compass roses, soundings, seabed notations, currents, sandbanks, shoals, inland elevations. This edition first published in 1909, revised in 1920, with stamp "examined & corrected 1926". Signs of contemporary use with markings in red ink. A few edge flaws.
The Mouth of the Red Sea.London, 1801.Inquire
Rare map of the southernmost part of the Red Sea and contiguous regions, in striking full original publisher's colour.
Sinus Arabici pars borealis secundum Agatharchidem, Arthemidorum, Plinium, …Paris, 1860.Inquire
Antique map of the upper portion of the Red Sea, referred to on the map as the Sea of Arabia, stretching from the Gulf of Suez and the Gulf of Aqaba to approximately the latitude of Medina. This region, one of the most important shipping lanes in the world, extends to the northeast to parts of Israel, and in the northwest to the soon-to-be-built …
Ora regionis aromatiferae a Ras Gulvainy ad Ras Hafoun. Libyae ora orientalis …Paris, 1860.€ 600.00
An antique map showing the East African coastline, extending from the mouth of the Red Sea to the Island of Zanzibar. The work was originally included in Karl Müller's "Geographi Graeci minores", along with many other maps of the region.
The map is highly detailed, showing many settlements, mountains, wadis, and more. The map is composed …
Sinus Arabici pars meridionalis secundum Agatharchidem, Arthemidorum, Plinium, …Paris, 1860.€ 750.00
An antique map of the upper portion of the Red Sea, referred to on the map as the Sea of Arabia, stretching from the western Gulf of Aden to central Eritrea. This region, one of the most important shipping lanes in the world, also includes parts of the modern-day nations of Yemen, Djibouti, and Somalia. The work was originally included in Karl Müller's …
Perim Island (or Meyún) and Bab-El-Mandeb Small Strait Surveyed by Lieutt. …London, 1874 1919.€ 1,500.00
Extremely detailed chart of Perim Island (also called Mayyun in Arabic) in the Strait of Mandeb, at the southern entrance to the Red Sea.
Perim is a small but geopolitically important island at the entrance to the Red Sea. With the beginning of the French-backed Suez Canal project in the 1850s, the United Kingdom became convinced of the need …
Jemen. Hadramaut. Versuch einer Darstellung vom glücklichen oder südöstlichen …Berlin, 1846.€ 950.00
Fine large-format map of the southern portion of the Arabian Peninsula. Includes a large inset plan of Aden and smaller inset maps of the island of Socotra and a smaller map of the routes to Mecca. Illustrates the indigenous peoples, towns, topography and trade routes in the region.
2 sheets, unjoined.