North Africa Egypt remarkable Mts. of the Moon shown! 1829 Lapie hugeBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Carte de l'Egypte de la Nubie, de l'Abissinie, du Kourdofan, et d'Une Partie de l'Arabie.
(Northeast Africa / Egypt / Red Sea).
Issued Paris, 1829. by M. Lapie. Engraved by Lallemand.
Fine large oversized engraved map, with original hand color.
Of note for the large apocryphal range Mountains of the Moon as a Nile source, seen here prominently across the entire bottom left of the map.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 27 1/8"H x 20 3/4"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 21 1/4"H x 15 1/2"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. #, pp. ###.