Ancient Egypt Nile River w/ excavations tombs mummies routes 1846 Mitchell MapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Africa, North Africa, Egypt, Upper Egypt, Lower Egypt, Nubia, Sudan, Alexandria, Cairo, Nile River).
Issued 1846, Philadelphia by Mitchell/ Cowperthwait.
Fine scarce mid 19th century lithographed map with original hand color.
Scores of brief notes line both sides of the Nile river, referencing excavations, monuments, tombs, burying places for mummies, etc. Camel breeders along the Red Sea, routes across the desert, etc.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, sheet uniformly age toned, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 17 1/4" H x 13 1/2" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 15 5/8" H x 13" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.