This is an unusual 1712 map of the Middle East in antiquity by Edward Wells of Oin xford. Covers from the Black Sea to the Persian Gulf and from Cyprus to the Caspian Sea. Includes the modern day countries of Cyprus, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, and Iraq. A decorative title cartouche appears in the lower right quadrant.This, like many other Wells maps, is dedicated to Prince William, Duke of Gloucester and son of Queen Anne, who, when this map was being prepared, was a student at Oin xford. Engraved by R. Spofforth and published by T. Bonwicke for the 1712 edition of Edward Wells' Atlas, A New Sett of Maps both of Ancient and Present Geography.