(Turkish Ottoman Empire / Turkey / North Africa / Arabia / Middle East / Southern Europe). Issued Nurenburg, Germany, 1681 by Du Val & Joh. Charming little 17th century antique engraved map with excellent hand color.
A superior visual example of this rare miniature map. Depicts most of the peninsula except for the southeast corner and most of the Gulf. In near VG or better condition, minor light surface age wear and toning as typical, some faint minor foxing in the blank margins, overall the image is clean, well preserved and very attractive.5 1/2" x 4 3/4". 4 3/4" x 3 3/4".
Al Ankary, The Arabian Peninsula in Old European Maps, p. 240, this example matching the enlarged example depicted.Tibbetts, Arabia in Early maps, 131 noting the duVal reissue with c. Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. We do not sell modern reprints. The item "Turkey Turkish Ottoman Empire Arabia 1681 Duval rare miniature old handcolor map" is in sale since Thursday, August 24, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "oldmapsoldbooks" and is located in Dover. This item can be shipped worldwide.