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Old antique map of Basra (Iraq), by Pieter van der Aa.

Item number:26109
Category:Antique maps > asia > middle east
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Price: 450 Euro ($499.5 / £396)
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Pays de Bassora, avec les Bourgs, Rivieres et Iles de sa dependence, habité par les Chrétiens de S. Jean. - Pieter van der Aa, 1713.

Old map of Basra (Iraq), by P. Van der Aa.

Oriented to the Northeast

Re-issue of Dapper's map of 1680.

Date of the first edition: 1713
Date of this map: 1713

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 28.5 x 36cm (11.1 x 14 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Original coloured, trimmed to neatline and mounted on heavy paper at an early time.
Condition Rating: A
References: Van der Krogt 4, 52:17; Koeman, Aa7 (135).

From: Nouvel Atlas, très exact et fort commode pour toutes sortes de personnes, Contenant Les Principales cartes géographiques. Leiden, P. Van der Aa, n.d. (1713) (Koeman, Aa7).

Van der Aa maps are rarely found in original colouring.

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