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Schraembl’s Map of Yemen

SKU: 6458
£300.00

Title:
Schraembl’s Map of Yemen

Date of publication:
1789

Printed Measurement:
41.5 x 61 cm

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • Franz Anton Embl
  • Karte von dem groessten theil des landes Jemen, Imame, Kaukeban &. &. […]

    Copper engraving, 41.5 x 61 cms, some original outline colour, light marginal waterstaining, blank verso. A map of Yemen and the Red Sea, following the detailed maps by German traveller Carsten Niebuhr, the sole survivor of the Danish Arabia Expedition of the 1760s and creator of the first accurate western surveys of the region.