Auction 108, Lot 609

"Carte Particuliere de l'Egypte, de la Nubie et de l'Abyssinie, dressee sur les Memoires les plus Nouveaux, &. Les Observations les plus exactes.", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Northeast Africa and Arabia

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 15.7 inches
50.8 x 39.9 cm

This handsome map is based on the work of the important French cartographer Guillaume Delisle. It is a very detailed and fascinating map of northeastern Africa, the Red Sea and the Arabian Peninsula showing the political divisions and kingdoms. The Nile originates in the mountains near the L. de Dambee.

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Condition: B

Expert repairs on centerfold and a nearly invisible 6" tear near distance scales. Some faint uneven toning.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $400

Closed on 9/29/2004

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