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4 AA, P. v.d, Map .. vicinity of Al-Basrah in southern Iraq 109

€527.00

Description: AA, Pieter van der. [18th century map of Basra]
Pays de Bassora, avec les Bourgs, Rivieres et Iles de sa Dependence, Habite par les Chretiens de S. Jean Leiden, c.1714. Original colour. 300 x 370mm.
The map depicts the vicinity of Al-Basrah in southern Iraq, downriver of the fork of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. The title cartouche in the lower right depicts five Arab merchants gathered around a fountain, while a fifth shepherds a flock of sheep. The remaining countryside features scattered small towns and palm trees. The finely engraved title cartouche features shepherd and two river gods representing the Tigris and Euphrates [«]
[Ref: 17103] £450.00 ($563 • €527 rates)
  • Number: 1090264 (17103)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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