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001egyp: 1885 Map of Ancient Egypt. Engraved map of Egypt as it looked in ancient times, published as an illustration to a book in 1885. Printed on thin paper, with original outline hand coloring. Excellent condition. 10x11 in. $30



002egyp: 1887 Map of Egypt, Arabia Petraea, Nubia. Interesting color map, published circa 1887 by the Rand McNally company. Title is "Egypt, Arabia Petraea, and Lower Nubia." Each country is colored separately. Cities, towns and locations of ancient ruins are shown. 11x15 in. $60
 



004egyp: 1845 Engraved Map of Egypt. Hand colored map of Upper and Lower Egypt, published circa 1845 as an illustration to a book. Shows cities, towns and geographical features, mainly along the Nile River and in the Nile Delta region. 10x13 in. $50



005egyp: 1805 Arrowsmith Map of Egypt. Hand colored map of Egypt, published in Arrowsmith's General Atlas of 1805. Shows cities and towns along the Nile river and delta. Most of the areas on either side of the Nile are shown as uninhabited desert. 9x11 in. $80



006egyp: 1890 Map of Egypt, Arabian States. Detailed color map of Egypt, Arabia Petraea and Lower Nubia, from an 1890 world atlas. Shows cities, towns, railroad lines, canals and geographical features throughout the region. 13x18 in. $40



007egyp: 1802 Map of Egypt and Arabia. Beautiful, hand colored engraved map showing Upper and Lower Egypt, as well as most of the Arabian peninsula. Published in 1802 as an illustration to a book. Cartographer's name is not given, but it may have been drawn by Arrowsmith. Contains informational comments on the peoples who lived in the region. Major roads are shown, as well as the route of pilgrims to Mecca. 11x16 in. $100



008egyp: 1894 Map of Egypt, Nubia, Abyssinia. Color map from an 1894 world atlas. Map title is "Egypt, Arabia, Upper Nubia and Abyssinia." Shows cities, towns and major roads throughout the region. Names of nomadic tribes are shown in the areas where they lived. 12x14 in. $20




CLICK HERE OR ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO SEE ORIGINAL VIEWS OF EGYPTIAN SCENERY, DRAWN BY FRENCH MILITARY ARTISTS DURING NAPOLEON'S 1798 INVASION OF EGYPT!

 

 
009egyp: circa 1880 Rare, Hand colored engraving showing birds eye view of the Suez Canal. 3 insets show: Suez, Kantara and Zagazig. This rare engraving is from the German Publication Allgemeine Illustrirte Beithung. size: 16x11 in. $50



200egyp: VERY RARE Old Cairo Egypt View: Boulaq. This item is a beautifully engraved aerial view of Boulaq, in the vicinity of Cairo Egypt. It was printed by the French government in 1822, and titled "Environs du Kaire. Plan Particulier de Boulaq." During Napoleon's invasion of Egypt in the early 1800s, artists in his army made drawings of many Egyptian scenes. In addition to documenting the tombs and ancient monuments that they found, they also drew maps and aerial views of places throughout the country. This item is one of the scenes from that series of drawings. It is in excellent condition. There are no tears or stains on the image, and only a few light spots of foxing in the margins. 19x26 in. $500



201egyp: 1800 Homann Heirs Map of Egypt. Beautiful map of Egypt, with original hand coloring, drawn by F.L. Gussefeld and published in 1801 by Homann Heirs. Detailed depiction of the Nile valley, from the Mediterranean Sea to Aswan. The valley is colored green to indicate that it was a fertile region. Map shows caravan routes across the desert to the west and south. Map image is in very good condition, with no significant blemishes. Margins are slightly scuffed, but could easily be covered by matting and framing. 23x27 in. $400



202egyp: Beautiful hand colored wood engraving from The Aldine, The Art Journal of America. Published in 1872, image shows a mother and child, and is titled, A Mother of Egypt. 15x10 in. $40



203egyp: Beautiful, Rare copper engraving printed c1750. Text beneath image reads, Marcia Della Caravana de Franchi, E De' Turchi Dal Cairo Alla Meca. Original creases are visible, however the print is in excellent condition. 7.5x14.5 in. $60



204egyp:
1882 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "The Crisis in Egypt -- View of Cairo." Two small insets on top of view of The Khedive and of Arabi Pasha.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $60



205egyp:
C.1940s Beautiful color photos of Bedouins in North Africa.
12 x 9-1/2 in. $30



206egyp:
C.1940s Beautiful color photos of Bedouins in North Africa.
12 x 9-1/2 in. $30



207egyp:
C.1940s Beautiful color photos of Bedouins in North Africa.
12 x 9-1/2 in. $30



208egyp:
C.1940s Beautiful color photos of Bedouins in North Africa.
12 x 9-1/2 in. $30



209egyp:
1890 Hand tinted photo engraving after Gerome showing, "Prayer in a Mosque, Old Cairo."
13-1/2 x 11 in. $50



210egyp:
1877 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "A Bedouin Arab of Moab Retreating Over the Jordan." From a Painting by R. Beavis. Engraving is in fine condition.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $60



211egyp:
1870 Antique wood engraving showing, "The Sheik," which was featured in Every Saturday, An Illustrated Journal of Choice Reading. Engraving is in fine condition.
14-1/2 x 11 in. $40



212egyp:
C.1870 In a Mosque -- Antique wood engraving titled, "Allah, allah, Achbar!" -- After F.A. Bridgman.Featured in The Aldine, The Art Journal of America.
16 x 11 in. $40


 
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