BG-11797-18

Antique Map of the Sinai Peninsula by Shaw (1773)

  • Condition: Very good, general age-related toning. Repair on the left blank margin, please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1773
  • Overall size: 53.8 x 43.3 cm.
  • Image size: 44.5 x 31 cm.
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Description: Antique map of the Sinai Peninsula showing the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Red Sea to the south. The map is decorated with images of a Persian wheel and a view of a village near the Nile river. Originates from the first Dutch editon of an interesting travel account of Northern Africa titled 'Reizen en Aanmerkingen door en over Barbaryen en het Ooste'. 

Artists and Engravers: Author: T. Shaw. Translated by P. Boddaert and published by J. van Schoonhoven.