Auction 173, Lot 429

"Description des Piramides d'Egypte tant au Dedans qu 'au Dehors: de Leur Grandeur, de Leur Structure, de Leur Usage, Etc. avec une Description Tres Curieuse du Sphinx et de Ses Proprietez", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Giza, Egypt

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.8 x 14.4 inches
42.7 x 36.6 cm

This interesting sheet includes five views of the pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza. The views are surrounded by French text describing the history of these great monuments and the interior and exterior of the pyramids.

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Condition: A

On a sheet with a Strasburg bend and lily watermark. There is very faint toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/5/2019

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