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Auction 182, Lot 730

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

Subject: Alexandria, Egypt

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Black & White

19.1 x 13.6 inches
48.5 x 34.5 cm
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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: A

A crisp impression on a watermarked sheet with a hint of toning and a couple of spots of foxing in the margins.

Estimate: $90 - $120


Closed on 4/28/2021