Egypt north Africa extensive terrain c.1860 Johnston large old engraved mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Egypt, Arabia, Petraea, Lower Nubia.
Issued c.1860-70 Edinburgh by Blackwood & Sons. Engraved by W. & A. K. Johnston.
Attractive large old engraved 19th century antique map with original outline hand color. Includes a nuanced depiction of the terrain features, names hundreds of small villages, shows caravan routes, limits of tropical rain, etc.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 24 3/8"H x 19 1/4"W.
Printed area measures c. 22 1/2"H x 17 1/4"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 2.