La Péninsule Arabique dans Les Cartes Européennes Anciennes. The Arabian Peninsula in Old European Maps. From the end of 15th century to the beginning of 19th century.

Al Ankary, Khaled.

Book ID: 17469

ISBN:      284306080x


4to. 432 pp., English, French & Arabic text, profusely illustrated in b/w & colour maps, coloured hard boards, biblio, copy in mint condition, New, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, 2001.


A large collection of maps covering the Arabian Peninsula from the collection of the author. These maps were exposed in a public exposition at the Institut de Monde Arabe in Paris between 15 September and 28 October. This is the most complete bibliography of maps covering Arabia. previously Tibbetts work Arabia in Early Maps was the only reference on the subject, but this work surpasses every other study published on the subject.

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