Large and detailed 1942 Survey of Egypt bilingual map of Cairo and the Nile Delta. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS -- NO REPRODUCTIONS. This is the Cairo No. 2 sheet of the Survey of Egypt, published in 1942 at a time when Egypt was a British Protectorate.With labels in both English and Arabic, this excellent map is centered on Cairo and the Nile Delta, extending west to include parts of the Western Desert and Alexandria, east to include the Suez Canal and parts of the Red Sea and Sinai Peninsula, and south to the Faiyum Oasis. It documents in great detail archaeological sites and tombs, railroads, camel routes, lighthouses, wireless stations, and landing grounds, along with the features of a varied natural landscape. A table on the right side lists permanent water sources, with geographical coordinates and notes. Official ink stamps have been added to update the map with new place names.
As fine a map of the region as you will come across. Folding map on thick paper. 100 x 75.5 cm (39.4 x 29.7 in).
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The item "Cairo" is in sale since Sunday, July 12, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps".
The seller is "neatlinemaps" and is located in San Francisco, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.