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Auction 184, Lot 722

"Carte Physique et Politique de l'Egypte...", Chanlaire & Mentelle

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1798 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel de Geographie...

Color: Hand Color

22.8 x 18.8 inches
57.9 x 47.8 cm
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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.


Condition: B+

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.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/15/2021