Africa, Egypt, Afrique, Cairo, Alexandria, Nile; C. Delamarche & R. de Vaugondy - Aegypti Antiquae Tabulae - 1821-1850

Description
Africa, Egypt, Afrique, Cairo, Alexandria, Nile; C. Delamarche & R. de Vaugondy - Aegypti Antiquae Tabulae - 1821-1850
Original colored copper plate

This in Folio Map is an original 1829 engraving on copper.

It is the 1829 edition by Delamarche & Vaugondy, in the extremely rare and richly illustrated Atlas: "Atlas de la Geographie Ancienne, du Moyen Age, et Moderne, adopte par le Conseil Royal de l'instruction publique, a l'usage des Colleges Royaux et des Maisons d'Education, pour suivre les Cours de Geographie et d'historie par Felix Delamarche, successeur de Robert de Vaugondy, Geographe du Roi...... Paris, 1829"

Map published in Paris, with excellent colouring, wide margins and rich in geographical details at every point.

Condition: quite good condition, as per photo. It shows small signs of ageing, which do not affect the engraved area at all

Map overall dimensions: 48 x 33 cm

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Africa
Geographical specification
Egypt, Afrique, Cairo, Alexandria, Nile
Map maker/ publisher
C. Delamarche & R. de Vaugondy
Map/ Book title
Aegypti Antiquae Tabulae
Period
1821-1850
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Original colored copper plate
Size of the largest image
33×48 cm
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