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Auction 185, Lot 709


"Egypt &c.", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1850 (dated)

Publication: A New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

12.5 x 15.1 inches
31.8 x 38.4 cm
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A handsome mid-nineteenth century map showing the course of the Nile continued in an inset with the notation "the dotted part of the River is very little known." The map is filled with information on mines, ruins, caravan routes, and plantations. Key provides a translation of the Arabic terms.


Condition: B+

Contemporary color with light toning and soiling mostly confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $50 - $70

Sold for: $65

Closed on 11/17/2021