Auction 113, Lot 781

"Egypte", Lapie, Alexander Emile & Pierre

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1818 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

8.6 x 11.6 inches
21.8 x 29.5 cm

Very finely engraved copper plate map detailing the Nile Delta and Egypt as far south as present day Sudan, here named Nubie. Filled with place names along the Nile River. Map extends to show the Arabian Peninsula and the Holy Land to well above Jerusalem. Pictorial title cartouche with dancing men and palm trees. Engraved by Chamouin.


Condition: A

Wonderful original outline and light wash coloring with full original margins.

Estimate: $150 - $180


Closed on 12/7/2005