North Africa Nubia Egypt Mountains of the Moon myth shown c.1845-55 Binet map
North Africa Nubia Egypt Mountains of the Moon myth shown c.1845-55 Binet map North Africa Nubia Egypt Mountains of the Moon myth shown c.1845-55 Binet map
$ 65.00

Egypte- Nubie et Abyssinie.

(Egypt- Nubia- Abyssinia- Sudan- Arabian coast- Red Sea).

Issued c.1845-55, Paris by Binet.

Fine, appealing and uncommon mid 19th century engraved map. With original outline hand color.

Most interesting for the very prominent display of the mythical Mountains of the Moon shown cutting across the entire bottom of the interior. Shown in one of the more dramatic and extensive manners of this era.

As originally issued long ago, an actual antique/ vintage printed sheet of paper, not a modern copy or reprint.

Sheet measures c. 11 3/4 " H x 9 1/8 " W.

Printed area measures c.9 1/2 " H x 7 3/8 " W.

[R18632].

Brooke-Hitching, Phantom Atlas , pp. 162-5.

McLeod, Atlas of Legendary Lands , pp. 216-26.