1765 D Anville Large Antique Map of The Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, Egypt & Yemen

Publisher : Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D'Anville

  • Title : Golfe Arabique ou Mer Rouge Par Le Sr D Anville....MDCCLXV
  • Size: 29 1/2in x 22in (750mm x 560mm)
  • Condition: (A) Very Good Condition
  • Date : 1765
  • Ref #:  92318

This large original copper plate engraved antique map of The Red Sea and the coasts of Saudi Arabia, Egypt & Yemen, was engraved in 1765 - dated in the tile cartouche - and was published in Jean-Baptiste Bourguinon D Anvilles large elephant folio atlas Atlas Generale.

General Definitions:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color : - off white
Age of map color: -
Colors used: -
General color appearance: -
Paper size: - 29 1/2in x 22in (750mm x 560mm)
Plate size: - 26 1/2in x 19in (675mm x 485mm)
Margins: - Min 1in (25mm)

Margins: - Light soiling
Plate area: - Light soiling
Verso: - Light soling

Map depicts the Red Sea with coasts of Egypt, Sudan and the Arabian peninsula. 4 inset maps, 1. The city of Bur Sudan (Suakem), 2. The island Matzua and Arkiko in Sudan, 3. The harbour of Dschidda in Saudi-Arabia, 4. The strait of Bab-el-Mandeb with the island Perim.