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1817 Thomson Map of Egypt and Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

1817 Thomson Map of Egypt and Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

1817 Thomson Map of Egypt and Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
1817 Thomson Map of Egypt and Abyssinia (Ethiopia). WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS - NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Description: This is a beautiful example of John ThomsonâÃôs 1817 map of Egypt and Abyssinia. Essentially two maps on a single sheet, the map on the left represents Egypt while the right hand side of the sheet features a map of Abyssinia.

The map of Egypt covers from the Nile Delta southward following the Nile River as far as Esna. Names numerous settlement s and villages along the course of the river, including a number of temples and ancient Egyptian ruins. Also identifies several caravan routes.

The map of Abyssinia covers modern day Ethiopia from the Red Sea east to the Lake Tana. Caravan routes and other tracks are noted throughout. Thomson also includes several descriptive notes. This map was prepared by John Thomson for inclusion in the 1817 edition of Thomson's New General Atlas.

Size: Printed area measures 20.5 inches high by 24.5 inches wide. Minor wear and verso repair along original centerfold.

Overall toning and foxing at places. 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 "1817 Thomson Map of Egypt and Abyssinia (Ethiopia)" 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 11221. This item can be shipped worldwide.


1817 Thomson Map of Egypt and Abyssinia (Ethiopia)