Auction 93, Lot 344

"Map of Egypt, Drawn from the Latest Authorities, and intended To illustrate the Military Operations of General Buonaparte", Anon.

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1798 (published)

Publication: Monthly-Magazine

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.2 x 18.5 inches
28.4 x 47 cm

A very detailed and well engraved map. Oval cartouche with script and fancy titling. Names hundreds of places along the Nile. Legend lists ancient to modern place names "as nearly as possible." Filled with notations, desert trails, etc. Eight distance scales. An extraordinary map to have been published in a magazine. Ref: Jolly MONMAG-3, Oct., 1798. A little toned along one fold with reinforcing on back.

References: Jolly MONMAG-3, Oct., 1798.

Condition: B

A little toned along one fold with reinforcing on back.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $140

Closed on 12/6/2000

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