In 1798, Savigny left with the Emperor. Napoleon the 1st, took part in the scientific expedition and contributed to the publication of the famous work "Description of Egypt" with Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire. Edition of the book, called "Royal Edition" or "Panckoucke Edition", an edition dedicated to King Louis XVIII.
On each page, is affixed a dry stamp representing a Sphinx surmounted by an obelisk. Size with margins : 49,2 x 69 cm / 19,2 x 27,1 inches. Condition: very good condition, in colors.
WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you.
The item "DESCRIPTION DE L'EGYPTE 1821-30 SAVIGNY ZOOLOGIE SPONGE LARGE ENGRAVED PLATE" is in sale since Friday, January 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "efi6" and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.