Egypt Sudan Nubia Red Sea Cairo Alexandria Nile River 1850 Cowperthwait MapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Africa, North Africa, Egypt, Upper Egypt, Lower Egypt, Nubia, Sudan, Alexandria, Cairo, Nile River).
Issued 1850, Philadelphia by Thomas Cowperthwait.
Fine detailed mid 19th century lithographed map with original hand color.
Many specific monuments, tombs, ancient sites and even mummies are located along the Nile river.
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.