Egypt North Africa Bahari Vostani Nubia 1851 Cowperthwait Mitchell scarce mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Issued 1851, Phila. by Thomas, Cowperthwait for Mitchell.
Extensive annotations about various types of ruins down the entire length of the Nile river. Nubia inset lower left also contains fascinating annotations.
Attractive and uncommon mid-19th century lithographed map with original hand color.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine age patina and visual appeal unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 17 1/8"H x 13 5/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 15 1/4"H x 12 3/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1., p 308.
Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 313.