1600 Bertius - Mare Rubrum
Small 1600 map of the Red Sea with Egypt, Sudan, Saudi Arabia and Yemen
Petrus Bertius, Cornelium Nicolai
11.5 x 16 cm (4.5 x 6.3 in)
Small map of the Red Sea based on a map by Jan Huygen van Linschoten from 1598.
The map was first published in 1598 in Barent Langenes's Caert-Thresoor ('Map-treasury'). This example comes from the Petrus Bertius's Latin edition of Langenes's work titled Tabularum Geographicarum, published in 1600 in Amsterdam.
Verso text: Latin.
Tibbetts, G. R. Arabia in Early Maps. Ney York, NY: Oleander Maps, 1978, 56.