Egypt Nubia Sudan Abyssinia Arabian Peninsula 1842 Lapie large folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Carte de L'Egypte, de la Nubie, de L'Abissinie, du Kourdofan, et d'un partie de L'Arabie.
(Africa, North Africa, Egypt, Nubia, Sudan, Kordofan, Abysinnia, Red Sea, Hejaz, Arabian Peninsula, Alexandria, Cairo, Mecca, Medina).
Issued 1842, Paris by Lapie.
Finely engraved large oversize mid-19th century map with original outline hand color. French text.
Across the bottom left corner is an unbroken chain of the apocryphal Mts. of the Moon.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina with a uniform gentle age toning, blank margins with age spotting, faint minor spotting within map area, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Pleasing map suitable for display.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet measures c. 20" H x 27" W.
Engraved area measures c. 15 1/2" H x 21 3/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.