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Arabia.

Arabia:-


Includes Israel and the early Ottoman Empire which is now mainly  Arab league countries   Bahrain (Arabic: البحرين al-Baḥrayn), Comoros (Arabic: جزر القمر Juzur al-Qamar)  , Djibouti (Arabic: جيبوتي Djībūtī ) , Egypt (Arabic: مصر Miṣr), Iraq (Arabic: العراق al-ʿIrāq), Jordan (Arabic: الأردن al-ʾUrdun), Kuwait (Arabic: الكويت al-Kuwayt), Lebanon (Arabic: لبنان Lubnān)  , Mauritania (Arabic: موريتانيا Mōrītānyā),Oman (Arabic: عمان ʿUmān),Palestine (Arabic: فلسطين Falastyn),Qatar (Arabic: قطر Qaṭar), Saudi Arabia (Arabic: المملكة العربية السعودية al-Mammlaka al-ʿArabiyyah as-Saʿūdiyyah),  Syria (Arabic: سوريا Sūryā) United Arab Emirates (Arabic: الإمارات العربيّة المتّحدة al-ʾImārāt al-ʿArabiyyah al-Muttaḥidah) Yemen (Arabic: اليمن al-Yaman)

 On the Africa Pages due to Geography :-Algeria (Arabic: الجزائر al-Jazāʾir),Tunisia (Arabic: تونس Tūnis), Libya (Arabic: ليبيا Lībyā), Morocco (Arabic: المغرب al-Maġrib), Somalia (Arabic: الصومال aṣ-Ṣūmāl),  Sudan (Arabic: السودان as-Sūdān)



Vue de la Ville et du Port neuf d'Alexandrie depuis la Tour a poudre jusqu'au Meidan / Alexandria

from  Jean Baptiste Poirson,( 1760-1861) DU LEVANT, comprenant les cotes de la Syrie, de l'Egypte, et de la Barbarie; ... dressee sur les observations de C.S. Sonnini, et celles des ingenieurs et des voyageurs modernes les plus habiles, par J.B. Poirson, ingenieur geographe. Gravee par Antoine François Tardieu,  1757-1822;, l'aine, Rue de Sorbonne, No.385. Ecrite par Giraldon. Imprimee par Germain. J.B.P. TARDIEU. PARIS. c1795. reprinted 1817 Mounted £20 Image 13 x 9 cm






Statues Colossaleset Ruines du palais de Memnon

from  Jean Baptiste Poirson,( 1760-1861) DU LEVANT, comprenant les cotes de la Syrie, de l'Egypte, et de la Barbarie; ... dressee sur les observations de C.S. Sonnini, et celles des ingenieurs et des voyageurs modernes les plus habiles, par J.B. Poirson, ingenieur geographe. Gravee par Antoine François Tardieu,  1757-1822;, l'aine, Rue de Sorbonne, No.385. Ecrite par Giraldon. Imprimee par Germain. J.B.P. TARDIEU. PARIS. c1795. reprinted 1817 Mounted £20 Image 13 x 9 cm



 Maisons Oridinaires des Arabes

from  Jean Baptiste Poirson,( 1760-1861) DU LEVANT, comprenant les cotes de la Syrie, de l'Egypte, et de la Barbarie; ... dressee sur les observations de C.S. Sonnini, et celles des ingenieurs et des voyageurs modernes les plus habiles, par J.B. Poirson, ingenieur geographe. Gravee par Antoine François Tardieu,  1757-1822;, l'aine, Rue de Sorbonne, No.385. Ecrite par Giraldon. Imprimee par Germain. J.B.P. TARDIEU. PARIS. c1795. reprinted 1817 Mounted £20 Image 13 x 9 cm




Perspective du Vieux Caire /Old cairo

from  Jean Baptiste Poirson,( 1760-1861) DU LEVANT, comprenant les cotes de la Syrie, de l'Egypte, et de la Barbarie; ... dressee sur les observations de C.S. Sonnini, et celles des ingenieurs et des voyageurs modernes les plus habiles, par J.B. Poirson, ingenieur geographe. Gravee par Antoine François Tardieu,  1757-1822;, l'aine, Rue de Sorbonne, No.385. Ecrite par Giraldon. Imprimee par Germain. J.B.P. TARDIEU. PARIS. c1795. reprinted 1817 Mounted £20 Image 13 x 9 cm



Vue de la Ville et de Gize  ci devant Memphis avec les Pyramides et la perspective du Mokais

from  Jean Baptiste Poirson,( 1760-1861) DU LEVANT, comprenant les cotes de la Syrie, de l'Egypte, et de la Barbarie; ... dressee sur les observations de C.S. Sonnini, et celles des ingenieurs et des voyageurs modernes les plus habiles, par J.B. Poirson, ingenieur geographe. Gravee par Antoine François Tardieu,  1757-1822;, l'aine, Rue de Sorbonne, No.385. Ecrite par Giraldon. Imprimee par Germain. J.B.P. TARDIEU. PARIS. c1795. reprinted 1817 Mounted £20 Image 13 x 9 cm




Vue des Pyramides de Memphis

from  Jean Baptiste Poirson,( 1760-1861) DU LEVANT, comprenant les cotes de la Syrie, de l'Egypte, et de la Barbarie; ... dressee sur les observations de C.S. Sonnini, et celles des ingenieurs et des voyageurs modernes les plus habiles, par J.B. Poirson, ingenieur geographe. Gravee par Antoine François Tardieu,  1757-1822;, l'aine, Rue de Sorbonne, No.385. Ecrite par Giraldon. Imprimee par Germain. J.B.P. TARDIEU. PARIS. c1795. reprinted 1817 Mounted £20 Image 13 x 9 cm



Ruines du Palais de Memnon

from  Jean Baptiste Poirson,( 1760-1861) DU LEVANT, comprenant les cotes de la Syrie, de l'Egypte, et de la Barbarie; ... dressee sur les observations de C.S. Sonnini, et celles des ingenieurs et des voyageurs modernes les plus habiles, par J.B. Poirson, ingenieur geographe. Gravee par Antoine François Tardieu,  1757-1822;, l'aine, Rue de Sorbonne, No.385. Ecrite par Giraldon. Imprimee par Germain. J.B.P. TARDIEU. PARIS. c1795. reprinted 1817 Mounted £20 Image 13 x 9 cm




Maniere de Battre les Ris et de Porter l'eau en Egypte

from  Jean Baptiste Poirson,( 1760-1861) DU LEVANT, comprenant les cotes de la Syrie, de l'Egypte, et de la Barbarie; ... dressee sur les observations de C.S. Sonnini, et celles des ingenieurs et des voyageurs modernes les plus habiles, par J.B. Poirson, ingenieur geographe. Gravee par Antoine François Tardieu,  1757-1822;, l'aine, Rue de Sorbonne, No.385. Ecrite par Giraldon. Imprimee par Germain. J.B.P. TARDIEU. PARIS. c1795. reprinted 1817 Mounted £20 Image 13 x 9 cm



Vue de la Ville  d'Alexandrie et du Pont Neuf depuis le Grand Pharillon  jusqu'a la Tour a poudre / Alexandria

from  Jean Baptiste Poirson,( 1760-1861) DU LEVANT, comprenant les cotes de la Syrie, de l'Egypte, et de la Barbarie; ... dressee sur les observations de C.S. Sonnini, et celles des ingenieurs et des voyageurs modernes les plus habiles, par J.B. Poirson, ingenieur geographe. Gravee par Antoine François Tardieu,  1757-1822;, l'aine, Rue de Sorbonne, No.385. Ecrite par Giraldon. Imprimee par Germain. J.B.P. TARDIEU. PARIS. c1795. reprinted 1817 Mounted £20 Image 13 x 9 cm




Der Libanon / Lebanon
from Meyers Universum/"Universum Or Views Of The Most Remarkable Places And Objects Of All Countries", published Institut in Hidlburghausen steel engraving dated 1859. 13,5x10cm. plus margins with full plate mark. £10 unmounted . . . . 



Thubare,
 Steel engraving by William Miller after S Austin, from  sketch by Robert Elliot R.N., published in Views In The East comprising India, Canton. and The Shores of The Red Sea with Historical and Descriptive Illustrations. Elliot, Captain Robert R.N.. H. Fisher, Son & Co., Newgate Street, London 1833 £10 unmounted . .2 copies




"El Wuish, - Red Sea"
Steel  engraving by E.Goodall drawn by C.Stanfield, published in Fisher's Drawing Room Scrap Book, 1832. Size 18.5 x 13 cms including title, plus margins with full plate mark. £8 unmounted . .2 copies



Village  of Brumhanna in Mount Lebanon
Lebanon. Original steel engraving drawn by W. H. Bartlett, engraved by J. Redaway. 1837. Very good condition.  19x13 cm.including title, plus margins with full plate mark. £10 unmounted . .




 Damascus 
Syria. Original steel engraving drawn by A. W.Callcott.Published by Fullarton 1832  after a sketch by C. Barry, engraved by E. Finden.  ca 1860. 13,5x10cm. plus margins with full plate mark. £10 unmounted . . . .4 copies



Schiras in Persien / Schiras in Persia
 from Meyers Universum/"Universum Or Views Of The Most Remarkable Places And Objects Of All Countries", published Institut in Hidlburghausen steel engraving dated 1859. 13,5x10cm. plus margins with full plate mark. £10 unmounted . .5 copies




Teheran.
 from Meyers Universum/"Universum Or Views Of The Most Remarkable Places And Objects Of All Countries", published Institut in Hidlburghausen steel engraving dated 1859. 13,5x10cm. plus margins with full plate mark. £10 unmounted . .6 copies



Brussa
 from Meyers Universum/"Universum Or Views Of The Most Remarkable Places And Objects Of All Countries", published Institut in Hidlburghausen steel engraving dated 1859. 13,5x10cm. plus margins with full plate mark. £10 unmounted . 




Seida Syrien /Sidon Syria
from Meyers Universum/"Universum Or Views Of The Most Remarkable Places And Objects Of All Countries", published Institut in Hidlburghausen steel engraving dated 1859. 13,5x10cm. plus margins with full plate mark. £10 unmounted .



BABYLON:
drawn  by J. M. W. Turner, from a sketch by Sir R. Kerr Porter, engraved by J. Cousen, c. 1840.. plus margins with full plate mark. £8 unmounted . . .  2 copies 




Ispahan
 Persia. Original steel engraving drawn and engraved by J. Schroeder. published in Paris c.1860.. 15x10cm.plus margins with full plate mark. £10 unmounted .



Levantins, Kurde / Turkey

Original steel engraving drawn by Philippoteaux, engraved by Pierre. 1859. . Original hand-colouring. . 17x11,5cm plus margins with full plate mark. £12 unmounted . . . 3 copies




Femmes de Tiflis, Cavalier kurde, Persan, Circassien./Asia

Original steel engraving drawn by Philippoteaux, engraved by Pierre. 1859. . Original hand-colouring. . 17x11,5cm plus margins with full plate mark. £12 unmounted . . . 5 copies

 










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  Ramma Palestyn.. not sure if Ramallah or Rameh now
After Jan Janssonius (1588-1664) – Dutch cartographer and publisher from Francois Valentyn [1666-1727] historian of the Dutch East India Company   from his encyclopaedic illustrated account of the Dutch trading Empire in Asia, ' Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien' [Amsterdam 1724-1726].  he studied theology and travelled twice to the East Indies. as a  Calvinist Minister on the Spice Island of Amboina 1686-1694; between 1695-1705 he returned to the Netherlands.The second voyage East took him to Java in 1706  returning for a second time to Amboina 1707-1713. In the preparation of his Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien Valentyn was given  access to the  archives of the Dutch East India Company  enabling him to  copy  earlier 17th Century Dutch voyages . Amongst these  accounts, charts and illustrations of Abel Tasman's Australasian voyages 1642-44 and the manuscript charts and views of Johannes Vingboons  . £40 seriously rare





Antioch in Syria from the South west 
Syria. Original steel engraving drawn by H. Warren, from a sketch by Cpt B. Martin, engraved by W. Miller. fromThe Imperial Bible Dictionary - Historical, Biographical, Geographical and Doctrinal - published  Patrick Fairbairn. London: Blackie and Son, Paternoster Row 1866 . 18,5x13cm.


qPersians Copper engraving by James Mynde (fl.1720-1760)/F: Garden, 1736. From B Picart fl.1723-1775 'Ceremonies and religious customs of the various nations of the world. Published in Amsterdam 1736 in various editions reprinted from "Modern History: or, the Present State of all Nations," by Thomas Salmon, published by Bettesworth & Hitch, London, 1739 Size , 21 x 28 cm full page laid paper £30 RARE



View of the City of Grand Cairo English View of the City of Grand Cairo by S. I. Neele, artist 1803 Engraving on copper. 20.6 x 35.2 cm (image); 27.6 x 44.7 cm (sheet)RARE £45 some age toning original fold creases




Tarichaea
steel engraving by Tipping c 1830 £8 



Ruins of Persepolis
 Stothard del. ; Birrel  sculp. ; - [London]: published as the Act directs by Harrison & Co., July 13, 1782. -size 26 x 20 cm page  £20




Mohammedan Festival of Mohurrum, 1878.
"Mohammedan Festival of Mohurrum" engraved by J.Godfrey after an original picture, published in Illustrated History of The British Empire in India and the East, 1878. Steel engraving  21.5 x 15 £10
 missing



Birs Nimroud from North West
steel engraving drawn by H. Warren, from a sketch by Cpt B. Martin, engraved .... after a sketch by A. Campbell, engraved by J. H, Kernot. from Asia Minor by J. Rapkin, published John Tallis & Company. London & New york. 1851. £12




Engraved Rocks in the wady Moketter
steel engraving drawn by H. Warren, from a sketch by Cpt B. Martin, engraved .... after a sketch by A. Campbell, engraved by J. H, Kernot. from Asia Minor by J. Rapkin, published John Tallis & Company. London & New york. 1851. £12


Mount Casius from Seleucia Syria. Original steel engraving drawn by W. H. Bartlett, engraved by C. Cousen. rom ' SYRIA, THE HOLY LAND, ASIA MINOR, ETC' ILLUSTRATED. Published by Fisher Sons & Co. London. Paris and America. 1836/ 1837. . 19.5x12.5cm £12 unmounted  . . . 2 copies




Chapel of Mount Calvary from Views in the Ottoman Dominions, in Europe, in Asia, and some of the Mediterranean islands, from the original drawings taken for Sir Robert Ainslie, by Luigi Mayer. (drawn 1810)Published 1812 Pall mall London William Watts, 1752-1851 artist /Aquatint engraver £45 as some old creasing small tear to top 34 x 27 cm



Tunis
  

 Original steel engraving drawn by W. H. Bartlett, engraved by J. B. Allen.  from ' SYRIA, THE HOLY LAND, ASIA MINOR, ETC' ILLUSTRATED. Published by Fisher Sons & Co. London. Paris and America. 1836/ 1837. . 19.5x12.5cm £12



 Beirout and Mount Lebanon
  

 Original steel engraving drawn by W. H. Bartlett, engraved by J. B. Allen.  from ' SYRIA, THE HOLY LAND, ASIA MINOR, ETC' ILLUSTRATED. Published by Fisher Sons & Co. London. Paris and America. 1836/ 1837. . 19.5x12.5cm £12


Sidon. Steel engraving by A. Willmore after J.D. Woodward, ca 1850. 16.5 x 25 cm ( 6.5 x 9.8 ") £12 unmounted




River of Damascus Steel Engraving with muted old tint by J saddler from C.Werner ca 1860. large plate £12 unmounted



Jerusalem from the valley of Jehosophat anonymous early view copper engraving c 1800 £15




Egypt p 121 One of 39 engraved plates,46 engraved illustrations in the text, 3 engraved initials and 3 engraved headpieces, woodcut initials and headpieces Published London: Thomas Jefferson for the Author, 1670, 1670. Rare. Folio - over 12" - 15" tallAll are full page with text £40


Kalendria, Coast of Cilicia. Syria.

Original steel engraving drawn by W. H. Bartlett, engraved by W. J. Cook. 1836.  from ' SYRIA, THE HOLY LAND, ASIA MINOR, ETC' ILLUSTRATED. Published by Fisher Sons & Co. London. Paris and America. 1836/ 1837. . 19.5x12.5cm £12


Die Araber
 Theodor Johann de Bry, c. 1527-1598, and Johann Israel de Bry " his second series, the Petits Voyages(Frankfurt, 1598-1613)., which prints voyages to Africa, India and the Far East; From an undated print of an engraving  from a picture by Olfert Dapper,  imagesize: 9.8 x 14 cm . .£20  RARE also one from a worn plate @ £12
Schloss und Kloster Illock Syrmien
from Meyers Universum/"Universum Or Views Of The Most Remarkable Places And Objects Of All Countries", published Institut in Hidlburghausen steel engraving dated 1859. 13,5x10cm. plus margins with full plate mark. £10 unmounted .


 Persepolis
from   Corneille Bruin, Voyage de Corneille Bruin par la Moscowie en Perse Cornelis de Bruyn (also spelled de Bruijn) was born in The Hague.Te returned to The Hague in 1693 to publish his first book, Travels in the Principal Parts of Asia Minor. c 1700 he left for his second voyage, eventually to be described in Travels Into Moscovy, Persia, and the East Indies.Because of their objectivity and exactness, de Bruyn’s drawings of Persepolis remained the primary source for Western historians up to the advent of photography.Cropped to plate mark  Image 32 x 15 cm  £20





"Djouni, the Residence of Lady Hester Stanhope" (Lebanon)
  

 Original steel engraving drawn by W. H. Bartlett, engraved by J. B. Allen.  from ' SYRIA, THE HOLY LAND, ASIA MINOR, ETC' ILLUSTRATED. Published by Fisher Sons & Co. London. Paris and America. 1836/ 1837. . 19.5x12.5cm £12




Persian Caravansera Copper engraving by James Mynde (fl.1720-1760)/F: Garden, 1736. From B Picart fl.1723-1775 'Ceremonies and religious customs of the various nations of the world. Published in Amsterdam 1736 in various editions reprinted from "Modern History: or, the Present State of all Nations," by Thomas Salmon, published by Bettesworth & Hitch, London, 1739 Size , 21 x 28 cm full page laid paper £30 RARE . .x 2

Costumes et portraits : Seyd Moustafa Pacha blessé à la bataille d'Aboukir
 from Monuments of Egypt/ LA DESCRIPTION DE L'GYPTE Planches extraites des volumes I et II de l'Egypte moderne 
by  Charles-Louis Fleury Pancoucke, 1820.Drawn by Dutertre André (1753-1842) Engraved by Raphael Urbain Massard  . Copper engraving from `Description de l'Egypte` the outstanding achievement resulting from Napoleon's expedition(1798-1801) printed after 20 years of work by some of France's best engravers. Size: 43 x 59cms CONDITION : still whole page but with numerous edge tears. . . shown before conservation tape is applied. £120 delivered




Guebre de Yezd ( Perse)/ Persian Guebre
 Lithograph from Ernest  Garnier, - Voyages en Perse, Arménie, Mésopotamie, Chaldée, Kurdistan, Arabie, etc. Tours, Mame & Cie Editeurs, .... Paris, Garnier frères, 1870. Original colour plus margins with full plate mark. £10 unmounted . . . 5 copies



Kurde ( Perse)/ Persian Kurd
 Lithograph from Ernest  Garnier, - Voyages en Perse, Arménie, Mésopotamie, Chaldée, Kurdistan, Arabie, etc. Tours, Mame & Cie Editeurs, .... Paris, Garnier frères, 1870. Original colour plus margins with full plate mark. £10 unmounted . . . 6 copies




Khoi ( Perse)/ Persian Guebre
 Lithograph from Ernest  Garnier, - Voyages en Perse, Arménie, Mésopotamie, Chaldée, Kurdistan, Arabie, etc. Tours, Mame & Cie Editeurs, .... Paris, Garnier frères, 1870. Original colour plus margins with full plate mark. £10 unmounted . . . 5 copies


related links

Arabia Page 1

Arabia  Page 2 

Arabia  3 

Arabia 4

Arabia 5 inc maps

Luigi Mayer Ottoman Empire


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