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Arabia interior East Africa Nile source 1792 rare Elwe Delisle large map

Arabia interior East Africa Nile source 1792 rare Elwe Delisle large map
Arabia interior East Africa Nile source 1792 rare Elwe Delisle large map
Arabia interior East Africa Nile source 1792 rare Elwe Delisle large map

Arabia interior East Africa Nile source 1792 rare Elwe Delisle large map
Carte de l'Egypte de la Nubie de l'Abissinie &c.. (North Eastern Africa- Barbary Coast-Nile River- Red Sea- Arabia- Persian Gulf). Issued 1792, Amsterdam by Jan Elwe after Delisle for l'Academic Royal des Sciences a Paris. Rare large format late 18th century Dutch map.

Engraved with original hand color. Wonderful details, including Nile source lakes and mountains, endless notes about tribes, kings and kingdoms, speculative and apocryphal terrain features, etc. Arabian peninsula shown in it's entirety although Red Sea coastlines are very poorly rendered (see Al Ankary).

Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, slight wrinkling down center fold area, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. 21 1/8"H x 24 1/2"W. 19 1/8"H x 22 1/8"W. Arabian Peninsula in Old European Maps. 116 (showing the Delisle version which is almost identical to this Elwe re-issue of the same plate).

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Arabia interior East Africa Nile source 1792 rare Elwe Delisle large map