Lot 442 of 541:
Map of ancient Egypt, 1765  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Aegyptus Antiqua Mandato Serenissimi Delphini Publici Juris Facta

Author:
d'Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon

Place:
Paris

Publisher:

Date:
1765

Description:

Copper-engraved map, hand-colored in outline. 49x31 cm (19¼x12¼").

Finely engraved map of ancient Egypt, with good detail along the Nile from the cataracts at Asuan to the delta in the north, with adjacent areas, the coast, etc.  The details include the pyramids, the Natron valley, rivers, cities, roads, oases and much else of interest. Both ancient and contemporary place names are included with the ancient names underlined.   


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Condition:
Fine condition. Because of the size, extra shipping charges may apply.


 
Item number:
274072
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