Auction 133, Lot 557

"Euphrat und Tigris", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1786 (dated)

Publication: Memoires sur l'Egypte…

Color: Hand Color

20.2 x 17 inches
51.3 x 43.2 cm

Detailed map of the region of present-day Syria, Iraq and the Kurdish region of Turkey. The map is well engraved with excellent detail in D'Anville's scientific style. It shows cities, villages, ancient ruins, rivers, mountains, watering places and much else of interest. An uncommon example of d'Annville's "L'Euphrate et le Tigreis" from a German edition of Memoires sur l'Egypte.


Condition: A

Map image is near fine with outline coloring and dark impression. 1/2" margins all around, as issued.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/1/2010