Auction 148, Lot 736

"Egypt [on sheet with] Abyssinia", Thomson, John

Subject: Egypt & Ethiopia

Period: 1817 (dated)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

23.4 x 19.4 inches
59.4 x 49.3 cm

Two maps on one sheet. The left side shows a portion of Egypt along the Nile river from Luxor to the Mediterranean Sea. A slightly larger map at right shows Ethiopia with the tracks of various explorers displayed in outline color with an index at bottom. Both maps have various notations about natives and explorers and show basic detail of topography and place names.


Condition: B+

Original color with a few light stains and minor offsetting.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/19/2014