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This is a very nice map of the Arabian Peninsula, here called Arabia Foelix.  Details include topography, the major towns, including Mecca, Medina, Muscat (Mascate), Goa, Surat(te), etc, while the rivers and many islands in the Red Sea are imaginary.  Nice cartouche surrounded by buildings and street scenes together with an apparent meeting in the foreground.

1704 Aa Map of the Arabian Peninsula to Western India

SKU: 2661c
  • Title

    De Roode Zee in een Zesde Scheepstogt der Engelze Maatschappie onder H. Middleton, tot aan Mocha

  • Map Maker Specifics

    P van der Aa, 1704 Amsterdam

  • Size

    5.9 X 9.1 in. plus margins

  • Condition

    Very good-good.  Sharp strike on laid paper. Marginal splits slight soiling and an extra fold.  Uncololored.

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