Auction 165, Lot 717

"Description de la Ville d'Alexandrie et des Antiquites Remarquables qu' on y Voit", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Alexandria, Egypt

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Black & White

19.2 x 13.6 inches
48.8 x 34.5 cm

This interesting sheet contains a view of the port city of Alexandria at top with smaller views showing the ruins of Cleopatra's Palace, an obelisk, and an interior view of a tower. The views are surrounded by French text describing the city and its antiquities.


Condition: B+

A dark impression on watermarked paper with a minor stain at right and a short fold separation at bottom that extends 0.75" into the image that has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $90 - $120


Closed on 11/15/2017