London: J. Arrowsmith, 1842. Map. Engraving with original hand-coloring. Image measures 20.5 x 23.25". This lovely map of Nubia and Abyssinia shows the upper Nile, Ethiopia, Sudan and the Yemen. Cities and towns are labeled, particularly as they occur along the region's rivers. Exploration and caravan routes are also included, attesting to the area's importance to trade in the mid-19th century. Annotations are scattered throughout the map and provide insight into contemporary knowledge of the terrain and its inhabitants, such...
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1582. Map. Hand colored engraving. 13" x 18 1/2". Four views of the major ports of Arabia (Yemen) and Mombaza, Quiloa and Cefala. These Indian Ocean trading ports were important supply points for traders in the Far East. Georg Braun (1541-1622) was a Catholic cleric who edited the "Civitates orbis terrarum," a collection of 546 prospects, bird's-eye views and maps of international cities. Hogenberg created the tables for the first 4 volumes. Together, these two geographers created a work that...
New York: Harper & Row, 1964. Translated by James & Kathleen McFarlane. Illustrated. 381 pages, tall 8vo, blue cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper worn. New York: Harper & Row, (1964). First edition. A very good copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1962. Foreword by Wendell Phillips. 56 black-and-white photographic plates, 11 with drawings and maps. xix + 480 pages, 4to, red and black cloth-backed boards, d.w.; dust wrapper minor edgewear. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, (1962). A fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Woodstock: Overlook Press, 2000. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 tan cloth, spine lettering rubbed, boards lightly soiled. Woodstock: Overlook Press, (2000).
Woodbury: Barron's, 1980. 86 illustrations with 81 in color. Oblong 4to, grey boards, d.w. Woodbury, NY: Barron's, (1980). First American edition. A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1967. 257pp. 8vo, cloth, sunned d.w. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, (1967). A near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper.
Paris: Flammarion, 1997. Extensively illustrated with color photographs. 239pp., 4to, cloth, d.w.; minor edgewear to top margin of dust wrapper. Paris:Flammarion, (1997). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Instiut du Monde Arab.