Egypt Nile River Cairo Alexandria Red Sea Sinai Peninsula 1883 Letts scarce mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Africa, North Africa, Egypt, Nile River, Cairo, Alexandria, Red Sea, Sinai Peninsula).
Issued 1883, London by Letts.
Scarce late 19th century color lithographed map. A later re-issue of the SDUK maps originally printed some 40 years prior.
Of particular modern interest for the key, which notes unusual features such as ruins, pyramids, temples, etc. not typically found on maps of this era or region.
Well preserved, clean, nice looking example.
Sheet Measures c. 17 1/8" H x 14" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 15 1/4" H x 12 1/8" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3.