Auction 98, Lot 406

"A New and Accurate Map of Nubia & Abissinia together with all the Kingdoms Tributary Thereto, and bordering upon them. Laid down from the latest & best Authorities and regulated by Astronl. Observations", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Africa - Eastern

Period: 1752 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.8 x 13.6 inches
42.7 x 34.5 cm

A richly engraved sheet that is reminiscent of older maps. Names many kingdoms in the region of present-day Egypt, Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. Filled with place names, trails, and notations. Includes the Red Sea and part of Arabia. A handsome sheet that includes a decorative cartouche and compass rose.

References:

Condition: B

Toned with a strong, dark impression and rich, aged color.

Estimate: $90 - $110

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/6/2002

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