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1721 De Wit Map of Northern Egypt

1721 De Wit Map of Northern Egypt

1721 De Wit Map of Northern Egypt
1721 De Wit Map of Northern Egypt. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS - NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Description: This is a beautiful map of northern Egypt and the Red Sea by Frederik De Wit. Centered on the Nile River, the map is oriented with east on top and covers the Nile delta in northern regions of the Egypt. The entire map is depicted in extraordinary detail, offering both topographical and political information, with mountains beautifully rendered in profile. Two sets of pyramids are noted. This map was based on an earlier Bleau map of the same title. A beautifully engraved title cartouche adorns the top left quadrant of the map and the scale in the lower right quadrant is being held up by two men.

The map was issued by Covens and Mortier and printed shortly following their 1721 acquisition of De Wit's plates from Maria De Wit. Size: Printed area measures 16 inches high by 21.5 inches wide. Minor wear along original centerfold.

If your address is a P. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. Other Services Conservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper.

We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item "1721 De Wit Map of Northern Egypt" is in sale since Thursday, August 22, 2019.

This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "geographicusmaps" and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.


1721 De Wit Map of Northern Egypt