Auction 110, Lot 667

"A New and Accurate Map of Nubia & Abissinia together with all the Kingdoms", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Africa - Eastern

Period: 1747 (circa)


Color: Black & White

16.6 x 13.7 inches
42.2 x 34.8 cm

Copper engraved map with superb detail of the many kingdoms in the region of present-day Egypt, Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. Filled with place names, trails, and notations. Includes the Red Sea and part of Arabia. Decorated with a pictorial title cartouche and a compass rose.


Condition: A

Some stains and short tears in margins, not affecting map.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/2/2005