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Auction 175, Lot 621


"Vue de la Ville du Grand Caire, et de Ses Environs", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Cairo, Egypt

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Black & White

16.9 x 14.4 inches
42.9 x 36.6 cm
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This attractive sheet features four great views of Cairo highlighting its architecture and the busy Nile River. The views are flanked with extensive French text describing the vicinity, commerce, and history of the region.


Condition: B+

A fine impression on a sheet with a Strasbourg bend and lily watermark. There is an archivally repaired centerfold separation entering 4" into image at bottom, a small worm hole, and some light soiling mostly confined to the margins.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 11/13/2019