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ORTELIUS, Abraham., AEGYPTUS ANTIQUA. Terra suis contante bonis, non indiga mercis. . ., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, Abraham. - AEGYPTUS ANTIQUA. Terra suis contante bonis, non indiga mercis. . .
Antwerp, 1595, Coloured.. 359x512mm. Minor age toned.
A splendid map of ancient Egypt, which appeared in Ortelius' Parergon. The map is based on his separately published map of Egypt, published in 1565, but with differences in the delineation.
Dedicated to the humanist and medical doctor Scipio Fabio from Bologna, which appeared in 1565, and for ...
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Estimate
($ 360 - 430)

Bid received
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SANSON D'ABBEVILLE, N., Partie de La Haute Aethiopie ou sont L'Empire des Abissins et la Nubie, & c., antique map, old maps SANSON D'ABBEVILLE, N. - Partie de La Haute Aethiopie ou sont L'Empire des Abissins et la Nubie, & c.
Paris, ca 1700, Uncolored. 291x206mm. Fine dark and clear print. A few soft creases. Two small repaired holes in the left border.
An excellent map of the Nile with its mythical sources. Shows the Nile River from Zaire Lake and Zaflant Lake, until Assuan (Aswan). Richly detailed with place names, hills, rivers, etc.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 90 - 110)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN, H.,  Description des piramides d'Egypte tant au départ qu'au dehors . . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Description des piramides d'Egypte tant au départ qu'au dehors . . .
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 368x428mm. Very good impression.
Engraved text page with 5 views of the pyramids and an image of the Sphinx. From Chatelain's monumental 7 volume "Atlas Historique".

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. He lived consecutively in Paris, St. Martins, London (c. 1710), the Hague (...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 45
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN, H.,  Habillemens Des Arabes & Des Juifs qui sont au Caire avec une partie de leurs divertissements & quelques restes de L'Ancien Idolatrie des peuples D'Egipte., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Habillemens Des Arabes & Des Juifs qui sont au Caire avec une partie de leurs divertissements & quelques restes de L'Ancien Idolatrie des peuples D'Egipte.
Amsterdam, 1728, Uncoloured.. 370x433mm. Repair of a small spilt in lower part center fold, and some paper thinning. A good and dark impression.
Decorative set of images the costumes of the Arab and Jewish inhabitants of Cairo, with French text, from Chatelain's monumental 7 volume Atlas Historique.

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. He lived consecutively in Paris, St. Martins, Londo...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 95)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HOMANN, J.B., AEGYPTUS HODIERNA., antique map, old maps HOMANN, J.B. - AEGYPTUS HODIERNA.
Nurenberg, 1740, Original colour with later colour addition.. 572x471mm. With minor foxing.
A scarce and splendid map of ancient Egypt. West is at the top and the Nile bisects Egypt. A small inset shows the region around Alexandria to good detail.
With the Red Sea, and some very fine cartouches with the Pyramids, Nile waterfalls, the Sphinx, and the Tombs of the Kings etc. With a lar...
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Estimate
($ 360 - 430)

Bid received
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CELLARIUS, A., A Map of Ancient Egypt., antique map, old maps CELLARIUS, A. - A Map of Ancient Egypt.
Amsterdam, 1747, Uncolored. 205x315mm. In good condition with the left bottom corner re-margined. Lightly age toned.
A detailed map of Egypt on the Red Sea with Nubia, Arabia by Cellerius in 1747. It features a cartouche of the pyramids.
Andreas Cellarius (1596-1665) was an astronomer, mathematician and cosmographer, born in Neuhausen. In 1660, he published his outstanding star atlas, the “Harmonia Macrocosmi...
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Estimate
($ 110 - 130)

Starting bid
$ 70
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
LATTRE, Jean., Carte de l' Egypte. Ancienne et Moderne., antique map, old maps LATTRE, Jean. - Carte de l' Egypte. Ancienne et Moderne.
Paris, 1762, Old o/l colour with later colour addition.. 371x350mm. Age toned and lightly water stained. Folded as issued. Small cuts in margins where folded.
A map of Egypt showing the river of Nile as far south as Assuan. With a nice title-cartouche.
Jean Lattré, was a Paris-based engraver and publisher, who worked with Robert de Vaugondy, J. Janvier and R. Bonne.From the 'Atlas Monderne', editions in: 1762, 1771, 1783 , 1793.
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Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LATTRE, Jean., Carte de l' Egypte. Ancienne et Moderne. . ., antique map, old maps LATTRE, Jean. - Carte de l' Egypte. Ancienne et Moderne. . .
Paris, 1762, Old o/l colour with later colour addition.. 371x350mm. Age toned and some water stains. Folded as issued. Small cut in side margins where folded.
A striking 18th century map of Egypt with a lovely cartouche. Jean Lattré, was a Paris-based engraver and publisher. He worked with Robert de Vaugondy, J. Janvier and R. Bonne.
'Atlas Monderne', with editions in 1771, 1783 , 1793. Rigobert Bonne, was a French cartographer. A map of Egypt showi...
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Estimate
($ 85 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 55
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHRAEMBL, F.A., Karte von Africa., antique map, old maps SCHRAEMBL, F.A. - Karte von Africa.
Paris, 1787, Original o/l coloring. 495x550mm. In very fine condition but includes only one of four sheets. Light age toning.
A large copper-engraved wall map of Africa by H. Benedicti after R. de Vaugondy's map of Africa, published by F. A. Schraembl in 1787.
This is only the top right sheet of four sheets, but it includes Egypt and Abyssinia, and has the very large cartouche, so it stands on its own.
Franz A...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 250)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 0
GÜSSEFELD, F.L., Charte vom Nil Strome, Ägypten, Nubien und Habesch oder den nord-östlichen Theil von Africa begreifend Nach astronomischen Beobachtungen, ältern und neuern Reisen und andern Nachrichten entworfen von F. L. Güssefeld, antique map, old maps GÜSSEFELD, F.L. - Charte vom Nil Strome, Ägypten, Nubien und Habesch oder den nord-östlichen Theil von Africa begreifend Nach astronomischen Beobachtungen, ältern und neuern Reisen und andern Nachrichten entworfen von F. L. Güssefeld
Nuremberg, ca. 1800, In original o/l colours.. 603x460mm. Paper slightly browned.
Scarce map of Nile, prepared by F.L. Güssefeld and published by Homann Heirs.
Engraved by I.B.Slbrig.

A number of early trade routes are shown. ¤...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DELAPORTE,L'Abbé.,  Carte de l'Egypte Ancienne et Moderne.., antique map, old maps DELAPORTE,L'Abbé. - Carte de l'Egypte Ancienne et Moderne..
Paris, Prudhomme, Levrault, Debray, 1806, Uncoloured.. 221x180mm. Two vertical folds as issued. Left and upper margins cut short to border frame. Else good condition.
Map of Egypt illustrating part of the course of the river Nile. From Atlas de la Géographie de toutes les parties du monde .. Ouvrage destiné pour l'education, et nécessaire aux négocians, aux voyageurs, aux fonctionnaires publics, aux banquiers, aux agens de change, aux littérateurs, etc..... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 20 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LIZARS, W. H., [Untitled], antique map, old maps LIZARS, W. H. - [Untitled]
Edinburgh, ca. 1835, Original outline colors. 395x440mm. Some toning and a few faint spots. Repaired tear to bottom central fold just entering the borderline.
A scarce map of Egypt and Arabia. Extends to include todays Sudan, Eritrea, and Ethiopia. Shows caravan routes through the Arabian desert towards Mecca. Also several routes shown in Egypt.
Several interesting notes and dates! An attractive example....
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Estimate
($ 95 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ARROWSMITH, John,  Egypt., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, John - Egypt.
London, 1839, In original o/l colours.. 600x480mm. In very good condition. Light marks, mostly confined to margins, beyond the plate mark.
Quite a striking, large steel engraved map of Egypt. Following the course of the River Nile from Lower Egypt southwards to Upper Egypt, then crossing the border with Nubia.
Many place names and settlements are named as they clung on to the green, fertile banks of the Nile. Mostly desert beyond....
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Estimate
($ 110 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE,  Red Sea - Suez Bay.., antique map, old maps HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE - Red Sea - Suez Bay..
London 1857, updated to 1864, Uncoloured.. 633x486mm. Right margin cut close to the neat line. Minor marginal light brown spot in the lower border. Good condition.
Nice chart focused on the Suez Bay. Indicating Suez, villages, buildings, banks and soundings in feet.
Relief shown by hachures. 2 compass roses.
Published in 1857. Engraved by J. & C.Walker. The survey was made in 1856 by Commr. A.L. Manse...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Arabesques. - Mosaïques Murales., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Arabesques. - Mosaïques Murales.
Paris, 1877, In original colours.. 550x400mm. Colour-lithography on tinted grounds, heighlighted with gold. Printed on thick paper, measuring 402x575mm. In very good condition.
Lithographed by Daumont. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire…". Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist and Muslim convert, obsessive in his attention to detail, was after Champollion the greatest pre-20th century Egyptologist. His interests were not, however, limited to Egypto... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2

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