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Auction 146, Lot 756

"Egypt", Cary, John

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1815 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

9 x 11.2 inches
22.9 x 28.4 cm
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Detailed map of the Nile River from the Mediterranean down to Aswan, extending east to include the Red Sea. The map shows the locations of the pyramids, numerous cities, mountains, and oases. Caravan routes and roads are shown, and several notations further describe the geography in some areas. Circular title cartouche and three distance scales.


Condition: B+

Light soiling with several unobtrusive stains. There is a large chip in right blank margin that extends to the plate mark.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/4/2013