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Antique map-SEA CHART-YEMEN-OMAN-AL MAKULLA-SALALAH-Thornton-Nicholls-1703
1703. Engraving on hand laid paper. on paper. Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 57.5 x 47.7 cm. The image size is ca. 52.5 x 43 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 22.6 x 18.8 inch. The image size is ca. 20.7 x 16.9 inch.Antique map, titled: 'A Large Draught of the Coast of Arabia from Maculla to Dofar.' - Sea and coast chart of Yemen and Oman, from Maculla (Al Makulla, Yemen) to Dofar (Dhofar Governate, with Salalah, Oman). The map is in two parts, split with a decorative scroll. Two compass roses and rhumb lines, as well as depth soundings along the coast. From the third volume of "The English Pilot", first published by Mount & Page in 1703. This atlas was reprinted several times until around 1760, we are not sure from which exact edition this map is.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Sutton Nicholls' after 'Samuel Thornton'. Sutton Nicholls (fl. 1680-1760) was an English draughtsman and engraver. Samuel Thornton (d.1715) was the son the English mapmaker John Thornton, an eminent English mapmaker of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century. After his father's death in 1708, Samuel Thornton continued to re-issue his father’s map (often with his imprint substituted).Condition: Good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. Some creasing along the middle fold. A small, restored hole near the middle fold. Some pinholes in the margin corners (from mounting?). Sheet overall a little browned. A pencil grid drawn into the map. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.Keywords: ANTIQUE MAP-SEA CHART-YE … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Pictura Prints, Art & Books [Overasselt, Netherlands]
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