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Beirut chart.
Joseph Roux.

Paris, c.1779. Chart of the environs of Beirut, with depths marked, orientated with north to the left. Published in Roux's 'Plans et Rades de la Méditerraneé'.
ROUX0003
£175.00

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The route from Jerusalem to Bethlehem
George Sandys.

London: William Barrett, 1617. A copper-engraved diagramatic road map, orientated with north to the left, with a 21-point key of important places, including 'The ruins of Davids Tower' and 'The Monasterie of Elias', continuing on the reverse.
SAND1001
£100.00

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Prospect of the Desert of St John the Baptist
George Sandys.

London: William Barrett, 1617. A copper-engraved view of the Desert of St John the Baptist, with the cave he inhabited and a ruined monastery.
SAND1004
£60.00

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Map of the Holy Land
Nicolas Sanson.

Paris, c.1692. The Holy Land, engraved by A. de Winter for the quarto edition of Sanson's atlas.
SANS0066
£140.00

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Town plan of Jerusalem at the beginning of the 17th century
George Sandys.

London: William Barrett, 1617. A copper-engraved townplan of contemporary Jerusalem , orientated with north to the right, with a 37-point key. The accompanying text describes Sandys' visit to the city in 1611.
SAND1002
£140.00

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View of the Mount of Olives.
C. Bentley.

London: Fisher, Son & Co, 1858.
BENT0001
£39.00

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View of Jerusalem
Thomas Allom.

London: Fisher, Son & Co, c.1858.
ALLO0002
£39.00

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Miniature Syrian costume plate
Alain Manesson Mallet.

Paris, 1683. The dress of two Syrian women, one in a veil, published in Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers'.
MALL0126
£49.00

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Near East map
Jan Luyts.

Utrecht, 1692. This map shows most of the Near East, from Cyprus and the Holy Land east to Iraq. Based on Sanson's maps.
LUYT0006
£95.00

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Near East Map
James Wyld.

London, 1853. Despite the title, this map covers modern Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel and the Gaza Strip, with parts of Turkey.
WYLD0020
£45.00

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View of Joppa
Cornelis Le Bruyn.

Italian, c.1702. In 1675 the Dutch painter Cornelis de Bruyn (1652-1727) set out from Livorno on a journey through the Levant, publishing an account on his return.
BRUY0009
£125.00

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View of Rama
Cornelis Le Bruyn.

Italian, c.1702. In 1675 the Dutch painter Cornelis de Bruyn (1652-1727) set out from Livorno on a journey through the Levant, publishing an account on his return.
BRUY0008
£125.00

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View of Tyre
Cornelis Le Bruyn.

Italian, c.1702. In 1675 the Dutch painter Cornelis de Bruyn (1652-1727) set out from Livorno on a journey through the Levant, publishing an account on his return.
BRUY0006
£150.00

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Early map of Turkey
Girolamo Ruscelli.

Venice, Valgrisi, 1562. Map of 'modern' Turkey, published in Ruscelli's edition of Ptolemy's Geography. The first state, with the platemark extending off the top of the sheet.
RUSC0018
£175.00

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Early miniature of Turkey with Cyprus
Petrus Bertius.

Amsterdam, Jodocus Hondius, 1616. Miniature map of Turkey, with Cyprus. Hondius engraved new plates for his edition of the Bertius atlas 'Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum', which he sold alongside the Mercator 'Atlas Minor'. The new plates had thicker borders with graduations for longitude and latitude.
BERT0113
£125.00

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Prospect of the Dardanelles at the beginning of the 17th century
George Sandys.

London: William Barrett, 1617. A copper-engraved view of the Dardanelles, separating Europe from Asia. The accompanying text describes Sandys' voyage from Constantinople through the strait to Palestine in 1611. He tells how the Turkish forts here held all Christian ships for three days to ensure they were legitimate.
SAND1003
£100.00

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Map of Turkey & Cyprus, sea-battle
Willem Blaeu.

Amsterdam, 1647. German text. Turkey & Cyprus, with a vignette sea-battle between a galleon and two galleys.
BLAE0080
£275.00

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Map of Turkey with vignette sea-battle
Johannes Jansson.

Amsterdam, c.1650. Turkey and Cyprus. A vignette in the seas shows two galleys besetting a galleon.
JANS0051
£260.00

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Map of Turkey
Johannes Cloppenburg.

Amsterdam, Jan Jansson van Waesberger, 1676. Turkey, engraved by van der Keere. Waesberger was Jan Jansson's son-in-law.
CLOP0008
£125.00

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Miniature map of Turkey and Cyprus
Alain Manesson Mallet.

Paris, c.1683. Map of Turkey and Cyprus with a martial title cartouche, published in Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers'.
MALL0049
£125.00

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