Arabia | A large Ottoman map of the Arabian Peninsula,1872
A large folding lithographed map of the Arabian Peninsula and surrounding area including key maps of Diriyah, Mecca and Medinah. 1289 AH 
1270 x 1100mm., dissected into 24 panels and backed on linen, some wear
A highly unusual and uncommon map of Arabia, showing the Red Sea, the Gulf of Aqaba, the Persian Gulf, and the horn of Africa, produced under the auspices of Engineering Management Department of the Eighth Ottoman Army. The large-scale map is rich in local detail, not least in a sizeable lower-right inset which contains key maps for Diriyah (original home of the Saudi Royal family), Mecca, Medina, Jedda, and so on. There is also an illustration of Thamudic inscriptions found in northern Arabia.
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