Paris: Jean Francois de La Harpe. Map. Engraving. Image measures 8.5 x 10". Sheet measures 9.5 x 11". This beautiful map of the Arabian Peninsula dating to 1740 was issued by Nicolas Bellin. The map shows incredible detail along the coastline with little inland detail. Identifies the pearl banks along the coast of Bahrain. Several other coastal features, shoals and banks are also noted. Qatar is identified as Katara. A beautiful rococo style title cartouche adorns the lower left. The...
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London: Nisbet. Frontispiece and 9 other superb mounted color plates by Edmund Dulac, lettered tissue guards. [xii], 151 pages of text. 4to, decorative grey boards backed in gilt-stamped white cloth, lightly worn on corners and extremities of spine, uncut edges, t.e.g. Housed in a grey clam shell box with a leather spine label (a couple bumps to top and bottom edge otherwise a fine slipcase). London: Nisbet & Co., ca. 1920. A very good(+) copy. Limited edition, number 612 of 675 numbered copies.
London: Nesbit. Frontispiece and 9 other superb mounted color plates by Edmund Dulac, lettered tissue guards. [xii], 151 pages of text (scattered foxing throughout). 4to, white cloth backed decorative grey boards; uncut edges, t.e.g. London: Nisbet & Co., ca 1920. Corners bumped and edges lightly rubbed; foot of spine frayed. Number 340 of 675 numbered copies.