Auction 102, Lot 492

"Egypte Moderne dict Chibet au Iour-dhuy", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1660 (circa)

Publication: Cartes Generales Du Monde…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.5 x 16 inches
39.4 x 40.6 cm

Finely engraved map covering all of Egypt and part of the Arabian Peninsula. Good detail along the Nile with many villages named throughout the desert. Decorative cartouche in original uncolored state.

References: Phillips (A) 4260.

Condition: A

Good impression on fine paper with large watermark and wide margins. Just a hint of toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/5/2003

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