Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran, Middle east, Asia Minor, Afghanistan, Jordan, Israel, Palestine; C. Cellarius & B. Law - Arabia Petraea et Deserta - 1781-1800

Description
Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran, Middle east, Asia Minor, Afghanistan, Jordan, Israel, Palestine; C. Cellarius & B. Law - Arabia Petraea et Deserta - 1781-1800
Original colored copper plate

This map is an original 1796 engraving on copper.

This is the B. LAW edition, on the famous maps of the Geographia Antiqua of CELLARIUS, published in 1796 in his work: "Geographia Antiqua Being a Complete set of maps of Ancient Geography, ENGRAVED From Cellarius... London, 1796"

Beautiful map published in London, with excellent colouring, wide margins and geographically very well detailed at every point.

In quite good condition, as per photos. It shows small signs of ageing which do not affect the engraved area at all.

Map overall dimensions: 37 x 25 cm

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Middle East
Geographical specification
Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran, Middle east, Asia Minor, Afghanistan, Jordan, Israel, Palestine
Map maker/ publisher
C. Cellarius & B. Law
Map/ Book title
Arabia Petraea et Deserta
Period
1781-1800
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Original colored copper plate
Size of the largest image
25×37 cm
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