"Carte Physique et Politique de l'Egypte...", Chanlaire & Mentelle
Period: 1798 (dated)
Publication: Atlas Universel de Geographie...
Color: Hand Color
22.8 x 18.8 inches
57.9 x 47.8 cm
This crisply engraved map features incredible detail of Egypt. The topography is graphically shown, and trade routes are prominently noted. A large inset, Carte Particuliere et Detaillee du Delta, provides minute detail of the Nile delta. There are eight distance scales at bottom left.
Issued folding on watermarked paper with light soiling along the vertical fold, a crease at bottom, and a short fold separation that has been closed on verso with archival materials. The vertical fold at left has also been reinforced with archival materials on verso.