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The Most Complete Edition
Beautifully Illustrated with 49 Engraved Maps And Views


Mediterranean/ Greece/ Holy Land/ Turkey. BEAUVAU, Henri de. [Nancy, 1619]
Relation iournaliere du voyage du Levant faict & descrit par... Henry de Beauvau, Baron di dict lieu... Reveu, augmenté et enrichy par l’autheur de pourtraicts des lieux les plus remarquables.
4to. [24.2 x 19 cm]
(4) ff. including engraved title, 181 (recto 180) pp. with 49 engraved plates in text. Bound in limp vellum, gilt stamp of Camille Aboussouan on upper cover, later ties. With Aboussouan’s two bookplates, on front pastedown and verso of flyleaf. Also with Sefik Atabey’s bookplate pasted inside the front cover. Contemporary inscriptions on the title: Ex dono D. de Pigier, Ex Bibliotheca S. Victoria Paris; (cancelled) library stamp of Muséum D’Histoire Naturelle. Some faint waterstaining to upper corner of some leaves, scattered spotting throughout, else excellent.
$25,000


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With Lively Ottoman Illustrations
A Mint Example


Turkey/ Cyprus. BLAEU, W. [Amsterdam, 1647]
Natolia, quae olim Asia Minor.
15 x 19 1/2 inches
Superb original color; mint condition.
$1,200


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A Rare, Portolan-Style Chart of the East African Coast and the Indian Ocean


Africa/ Arabia/ Persia/ India. THEVENOT, M./ TEIXEIRA, J. [Paris, 1649/ 1664]
Untitled Chart. .
27 x 19 ¾ inches
Mended wear to a few folds with no loss, else a fine example
$6,500


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Rare, Detailed Map of Southern Iraq
With Arabic Place Names


Basra/ Iraq/ Arabic Typography. THEVENOT, M. [Paris, 1663]
Vera Delineatio Civitatis Bassorae. .
11 ½ x 15 ½ inches
Full margins, fine condition.
$650


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One of the Most Beautiful Early Maps
Of the Turkish Empire


Turkey/ Middle East/ Arabia. SPEED, J. [London, 1676]
The Turkish Empire Newly Augmented by John Speed. .
15½ x 20¼ inches
Fine hand color; bottom of centerfold reinforced, otherwise excellent.
$3,750


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