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Auction 94, Lot 348

"A New Map of Arabia, including Egypt, Abyssinia, the Red Sea &c. from the Latest Authorities", Cary, John

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1804 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

20.2 x 17.9 inches
51.3 x 45.5 cm
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Nice map of the Arabian peninsula and that part of Egypt between the Nile River and the Red Sea. Numerous caravan routes cross the map and interesting notations fill many of the lesser known regions. "Myrrh and Incense Country" is the label on the Horn of Africa. Original pastel color. Very faint toning on centerfold.


Condition: A

Estimate: $275 - $325


Closed on 3/7/2001