Auction 98, Lot 405

"Egypten oder Misir", Schraembl, Franz Anton

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1787 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16 x 26 inches
40.6 x 66 cm

Very large and finely engraved chart of the Nile River valley and the Red Sea, covering from Aswan to the delta. The map is based on D'Anville's "Egypte nommee dans le pays Missir", 1765. It is packed with incredible detail including the location of emerald mines, ancient ruins, and caravan routes.

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Condition: A

Very faint toning of fold, still very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/6/2002

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