Suez Mount Sinai Egypt Red Sea Deserts Landscape View Vignette 1817 antique mapBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Map of the Country from Sues to Mount Sinai
(Old Map- Egypt- Red Sea- View of Mount Sinai from Tor Vignette- Deserts)
Printed ca. 1817, Boston Mass
Well engraved original antique map. Shows the tracks of Niebuhr and Dr. Shaw.
Printed on quality period thick paper, as issued, which shows typical gentle signs of age, some minor light spotting or foxing, but retains its soundness. Original fold lines as issued. A fine old map which is a pleasure to examine in detail.
An appealing antique image which could readily be collected on its own merits, displayed or given as a present.
In Good to Average or better antiquarian condition, some light offsetting, mostly clean overall, light age dustiness or light surface wear, and some light to moderate scattered foxing, overall the image is attractive --
Please inspect enlargeable photo closely - Any noteworthy flaws to the printed surface area should be noticeable within zoomable picture provided.
[note: We grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws. We are doing our best to show & describe this item so you are happy when it arrives].
Despite any small age flaws the sheet may display, the printed area remains fresh, clean and visually pleasing. The map is well preserved.
Overall a nice impression of an original and interesting antique printed map that any collector, institution or person of good taste would be happy to own.
Original fold-lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 14 1/8" W x 10 1/8" H.
Engraved area measures c. 10 1/8" W x 7 3/8" H.