Auction 103, Lot 524

"L'Egitto Antico in Roma Presso la Calcografia Camerale", Cassini, Giovanni Maria

Subject: Egypt and Arabia

Period: 1800 (dated)

Publication: Nuovo atlante geografico universale

Color: Hand Color

14 x 19.2 inches
35.6 x 48.8 cm

Strongly engraved chart of ancient Egypt with mountain ranges on both sides of the Nile. Names Gaza, Alexandria and extends into Arabia. Pictorial cartouche with a merchant and his camel.

References: Phillips (A) 670, Vol. 3 #48.

Condition: B

On thick paper with watermark. Uneven toning, else very good.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/11/2003