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Description: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 stablePaper color : - off whiteAge 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)
Imperfections:Margins: - Light soilingPlate area: - Light soilingVerso: - Light soling
Background: 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.