73 results (displaying results 31 - 40) First « 1 2 3 4 5 6 » Last

The Caspian Sea and the Caucasus.

Caspian Sea and the Caucasus Covens, Jean & Mortier, Corneille. Caspian Sea and the Caucasus Carte de Pays Voisins de la Mer Caspiene.

Amsterdam. Covens et Mortier c1741
Copper engraved map of the countries around the Caspian Sea from Covens & Mortier's " Nieuwe Atlas, Inhoudennde vier Gedeeltens der Waereld.. " Original full wash colour; verso blank.
Black and white strap work title cartouche [as issued]. compasses roses to Caspian and Black seas.
The map after Guillaume De l'Isle shows the Caucases and the countries surrounding the Caspian sea; Georgia, Armenia , Usbekistan &c. Dark impression; bright full wash colour; printed on heavy paper; old red crayon numbers to verso.
Koeman I: C&M 8:9, [C&M 10] 470 by 615mm (18½ by 24¼ inches).    €500
Stock No. 3051 - Middle East full description

Persia

Nova et Accurata Imperii Persici delineato. Ad usum Serenissimi Burgundiæ Ducis. Covens, Jean & Mortier, Corneille. Nova et Accurata Imperii Persici delineato. Ad usum Serenissimi Burgundiæ Ducis. Carte de Perse.

Amsterdam. Covens et Mortier c1741
Copper engraved map of Persia from Covens & Mortier's " Nieuwe Atlas, Inhoudennde vier Gedeeltens der Waereld.. " Original full wash colour; verso blank.
Black and white strap work title cartouche [as issued].
The map after Guillaume De l'Isle shows the Persian Empire. Dark impression; bright full wash colour; printed on heavy paper; old red crayon numbers to verso.
Koeman I: C&M 8:9, [C&M 10] 510 by 618mm (20 by 24¼ inches).    €400
Stock No. 3050 - Middle East full description

Turcicum Imperium.

Tabula Nova Imperii Turcarum, Arabum et Persarum. Covens, Jean & Mortier, Corneille. Tabula Nova Imperii Turcarum, Arabum et Persarum. Carte de la Turquie, de l'Arabie et de la Perse.

Amsterdam. Covens et Mortier c1741
Copper engraved map of Turkey, Arabia and Persia from Covens & Mortier's " Nieuwe Atlas, Inhoudennde vier Gedeeltens der Waereld.. " Original full wash colour; verso blank.
Black and white strap work title cartouche [as issued].
The map after Guillaume De l'Isle' shows the Turkish Empire, Arabia and Persia, with the surrounding countries. Dark impression; bright full wash colour; printed on heavy paper, light dampstain to upper corners; old red crayon numbers to verso.
Koeman I: C&M 8:85, [C&M 10] 498 by 577mm (19½ by 22¾ inches).    €500
Stock No. 3049 - Middle East full description

Egypt

Egypt. Dapper, Olfert. Egypt. "Nova Ægypti tabula." Amsterdam Jacob Meurs 1668
Copper engraved map of Egypt from Olfert Dapper's " Naukeurige Beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche Gewesten". Black & white ; verso blank
The map is oriented with north to the left, showing the course of the Nile , with the Red Sea and Arabia in the upper part of the plate. Along the Nile various large crocdiles roam; Dapper also indicates the Pyramids.
Decorative title cartouche and scale. Dark impression; toned; left and right margins extremely close.
290 by 365mm (11½ by 14¼ inches).    €200
Stock No. 2017 - Middle East full description

Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel

Jaffa Dapper, Olfert. Jaffa "Jaffa vulgo Joppen..." Amsterdam Jacob Meurs 1677
Copper engraved view of Jaffa from Olfert Dapper's " Asia...Naukeurige beschryving van gantsch Syrie, en Palestyn of Heilige Lant." Double page; black & white ; verso blank.
The view looks at the city from the sea; large ship firing a broadside in the foreground. Dark impression; lightly toned; margins trimmed close just touching image at top.
301 by 364mm (11¾ by 14¼ inches).    €300
Stock No. 2019 - Middle East full description

Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel

Jaffa Dapper, Olfert. Jaffa "Jaffa vulgo Joppen..." Amsterdam Jacob Meurs 1677
Copper engraved view of Jaffa from Olfert Dapper's " Asia...Naukeurige beschryving van gantsch Syrie, en Palestyn of Heilige Lant." Double page; black & white ; verso blank.
The view looks at the city from the sea; large ship firing a broadside in the foreground. Good impression; folded to fit binding; lower margin short [approx 5mm].
301 by 364mm (11¾ by 14¼ inches).    €350
Stock No. 2020 - Middle East full description

Egypt.

Egypt. Dapper, Olfert. Egypt. "Nova Ægypt Tabula" Amsterdam Wolfgangh, Waesbergen, Boom. Someren en Goethals 1686
Copper engraved double page map of Egypt, from Olfert Dapper's "Description de l'Afrique," the first edition in French; black and white, verso blank.
The map is oriented with north to the left, showing the course of the Nile , with the Red Sea and Arabia in the upper part of the plate. Along the Nile various large crocodiles roam; Dapper also indicates the Pyramids.
Decorative title cartouche and scale. Dark impression; light toning; offsetting and occasional spotting; old ink number to upper margin; smudge to lower blank margin; crease to right half.
Mendelssohn I, p.413. Cox I, p. 361; Gay 219. 287 by 358mm (11¼ by 14 inches).    €200
Stock No. 2454 - Middle East full description

The Streets of Cairo: Daily life in a street near the Báb El-Khark.

A street near the Báb El-KharkCairo. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver A street near the Báb El-KharkCairo. "A Street in Cairo near the Báb El- KHARK." On stone by J.C. Bourne from a Drawing by O.B.Carter Archt. Printed by C. Hullmandel. London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of a street near the Báb El- KHARK Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows a merchant in the foreground conducting business whilst seated on the mastaba in front of his shop with a group of veiled ladies upon donkeys led by a harem attendant. Hay comments that " since these drawings were made the mastabas have in many parts been pulled down."
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Bright and clean; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 370 by 277mm (14½ by 11 inches).    €400
Stock No. 2634 - Middle East full description

Views on the Nile:The Aquaduct and part of Masr-el-Atee Kah, Old Cairo.

The Aquaduct of Cairo. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver The Aquaduct of Cairo. " The Aquaduct of Cairo and part of Masr-el-Atee Kah from the Island of Er Rodah" Drawn on stone by J.C. Bourne from a drawing by Robt. Hay Esq.. Printed by C. Hullmandel. London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of the Aquaduct of Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows the start of the aquaduct in Masr-el-Atee Kah or Old Cairo,[ also known as Misr al-Atiqah or Misr al-Qadimah] It is taken from across a branch of the Nile from the island of Rodah with various boats making their way along the river.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Clean and bright; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 246 by 452mm (9¾ by 17¾ inches).    €250
Stock No. 2627 - Middle East full description

Illustrations of Cairo: the Walls of the City & Báb al-Nasr Gate.

Báb al Nasr gate and the walls of Cairo. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver Báb al Nasr gate and the walls of Cairo. "Báb en Nasr & walls of Cairo." On stone by J.C. Bourne . Drawn by O.B.Carter Archtect. Day & Haghe. Lith.rs to the Queen. London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of the gate called Báb al Nasr, Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows the massive gate heavily fortified, and the eastern walls of the city.
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Generally bright and clean; light toning at edges of page; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 257 by 380mm (10 by 15 inches).    €250
Stock No. 2646 - Middle East full description


73 results (displaying results 31 - 40) First « 1 2 3 4 5 6» Last

Company: Bryan, Mary Louise. Address: 6 Alikarnassou Street, 21100 Nafplion, Greece.
Vat No: EL 119092581