Arabia with the adjacent countries of Egypt and Nubia. Antique 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring, 1842. Title of map:'Arabia with the adjacent countries of Egypt and Nubia.
The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to show the level of printed detail. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below. A map of Arabia and adjacent countries. The Hajj caravan routes to Mecca are well marked, and there are numerous observations relating to sources of water when crossing the Arabian desert. Bahrein, "Koueit or Groen" (Kuwait), and "Catura" (Qatar) are all marked, although the coastline of the Persian Gulf is somewhat inaccurate, and peninsula of Qatar itself is lacking.
The Zara river (being the name given to Dubai Creek by the Ancient Greeks) is marked but not named on the map extending inland. At its mouth is marked a building or tower marked as "Seer", probably the al Fahidi Fort, the oldest part of which was contructed in 1787. IMAGE SIZE: Approx 41.0 x 53.0cm, 16.25 x 21 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map. PROVENANCE: "Lizars' Edinburgh Geographical General Atlas: containing maps of every Empire, State and Kingdom", Edinburgh; W.
Lizars, 3, St James' Square; S. Highley, 32 Fleet Street, London; and W. TYPE: Antique 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring. VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain.
CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. I do not offer reproductions. It is not a modern copy.
The term'original' when applied to a print means that it was printed at the first or original date of publication; it does not imply that the item is unique. Print' means any image created by applying an inked block to paper or card under pressure by any method including wood engraving, steel engraving, copperplate, wood cut and lithography. REMARKS: FRANCE: Gravures et Cartes anciennes. DEUTSCHLAND: Alte Lankarten und Stadt ansichten. ITALIA: Stampe e Mappe antiche.
ESPAÑA: Mapas antiquos y impresiones antiguas. The item "Arabia, Egypt & Nubia. Koueit or Groen (Kuwait), Bahrein.
LIZARS 1842 map" is in sale since Monday, March 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "richben1066" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.