MAPS & ATLASES

Bahriye-i Bahr-i Siyah (Naval Chart of the Black Sea)

One of six known copies worldwide
Printed from four copper plates.
Total size: c. 65 x c. 95 cm.
Kostantiniyye [Istanbul], 1137 [1724/25]

This map, unlike his books, is apparently not mentioned in the probate inventory of Müteferrika’s possessions at his death in 1747 (Sabev 2007). According to Toderini (1787), who acquired a copy, probably in the 1770s, the engravers were Ahmed of Crimea and Migridiz of Galata (an Armenian, according to Babinger 1919), and the plate was prepared, scrutinised and improved by the ablest geographers, before being printed by Müteferrika. According to Lüdeke (1789), it was priced originally (together with two other maps) at around...

Tübingen Atlas of the Near & Middle East (Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients, TAVO)

Archive Edition 295 sheets in two handmade blue cloth folders and 3 vols Index

Historical and Geograhical Atlas of the Near East; Masterpiece of German Academic Work. Complete set: 295 four color maps 500 x 720 mm in 2 blue cloth folders & 3 vols index....

Tübingen Atlas of the Near & Middle East (Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients, TAVO)

Portfolio Editiont for library use: 295 sheets in 7 portfolios, each map in plastic sleeve, and 3 vols Index

Historical and geograhical atlas of the Near East; Masterpiece of German Academic Work. Complete set: 295 four color maps 500 x 720 mm. Part A, Geography & Cultural Anthropology, covers the geography of the Middle East, as well as climate, geology, settlement, religion and economy. Part B, History, covers all periods of history from the Stone Age, the Romans, the Expansion of Islam and the Crusades up to the times of Imperialism and Decolonization.The cartographic material can be accessed using the three index volumes. ...

Tübingen Atlas of the Near & Middle East (Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients, TAVO)

Hardcover Edition 12 vols and 3 vols Index

Historical and geograhical atlas of the Near East; Masterpiece of German Academic Work. Complete set: 295 four color maps 500 x 720 mm in hardbound in twelve volumes. Handmade by German bookbinder. Part A, Geography & Cultural Anthropology, covers the geography of the Middle East, as well as climate, geology, settlement, religion and economy. Part B, History, covers all periods of history from the Stone Age, the Romans, the Expansion of Islam and the Crusades up to the times of Imperialism and Decolonization.The cartogr...

Three Series of Military Maps Middle East, North Africa & West Asia

A total of 158 rare and out of print military maps from US and Russian sources covering the Near and Middle East, dating from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.

(1) ONC - OPERATIONAL NAVIGATION CHART NORTH AFRICA, WEST & CENTRAL ASIA 1:1,000,000 Covering: The Balkans, Black Sea, Caucasus, Central Asia, Maghreb, Mashreq, Arabian Peninsula, Pakistan, West Africa, Sudan, Somalia. ONC is the standard worldwide small-scale aeronautical chart series which contains cartographic data with an aeronautical overprint depicting obstructions, aerodromes, special use airspace, navigational aides, Maximum Elevation Figures (MEFs), and related data. Set of 39 Maps (2) TPC - TACTICAL PILOTAGE ...