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Antique Maps & Views of Africa
  
Wyld: EgyptJames Wyld.
Lower Egypt and the Adjacent Deserts, with a Part of Palestine; to which has been added the Nomenclature of the Roman Age Railways and Routes.
London. Published Jas. Wyld Charing Cross East 457 Strand & 2 Royal Exchange. London. [n.d., c.1860.]
Engraving  with original hand colour.  Strengthened centre fold.
Very informative, showing, amongst other things, the proposed route for the yet to be constructed Suez Canal.
550 x 775mm.
£150
  
D'Anville: EgyptJean Baptiste Bourguignon D'Anville.
Egypte Nommee dans le Pays Missir par le S.r D'Anville de l'Academie Royale Des Belles-Lettres, et de celle des Sciences de Petersbourg Secretaire de S.A.S. Mgr. le Duc d'Orleans. MDCCLXV.
[Published 1765.]
Engraving  on two sheets conjoined.  Repaired tear in lower left hand margin. A good impression.
Total 415 x 685mm
£75


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