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Description

Rare Sanson-Mariette map of the Arabian Peninsula, first pubilshed in 1654.

A nice example of this scarce map of the Arabian Peninsula, referencing the "Trois Arabies" (3 Arabias).

The Gulf between Persia and Saudi Arabia is called the "Golfe de Balsera, et Mer Del Cattif, autrefois Golfe de Perse" ( Balsera Gulf and Sea of Cattif formerly known as the Gulf of Persia).

The map is quite scarce on the market, this being the first example we have ever offered.

Condition Description
Fold split at lower fold, repaired on verso.
Reference
Tibbetts, G.R. 98, fig. 10; Pastoureau, M. Sanson V,6.