Auction 101, Lot 466

"A New Map of Egypt, from the Latest Authorities", Cary, John

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1805 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.3 x 19 inches
54.1 x 48.3 cm

Nice map of Egypt with a large inset of the Nile delta. The Nile River is shown with incredible detail and notations concerning the locations of ruins and pyramids. Circular title cartouche and four distance scales.

References: Phillips (A) 714-49.

Condition: B

Very nice original color on a full sheet with good margins. Light offsetting and a few spots.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/4/2002

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