Auction 116, Lot 813

"Carte de l'Egypte de la Nubie de l'Abissinie &c.", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Northeastern Africa and Arabia

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.8 x 19.4 inches
57.9 x 49.3 cm

This very detailed and fascinating map of northeastern Africa, the Red Sea and the Arabian peninsula shows the political divisions and kingdoms, roads, topography, settlements, encampments and much more. The Nile originates in the mountains near the L. de Dambee.


Condition: B

Dark impression and original outline color. Damp stains at top affecting border. Professional repair of minor fold separation.

Estimate: $400 - $450


Closed on 9/20/2006