This is a very attractive map of Arabian Peninsula and the Red Sea, with focus, and color outline, on the coastlines. The shoals and navigational hazards in the Red Sea and the pearl banks off the coast of Bahrain are also noted. The map has a large title cartouche as well as a compass rose.
1728 Bellin Map of Arabia and Red Sea
Carte de la Coste d'Arabie, Mer Rouge, et Golfe de Perse
Map Maker Specifics
J Bellin, 1728, Paris
8.6 x 9.8 in. plus margins
Very good. Clear impression, nicely outline colored. Faint toning. Issued folds.