Arabia East Africa Egypt Ethiopia Abyssinia 1792 Elwe rare Dutch large map

Arabia East Africa Egypt Ethiopia Abyssinia 1792 Elwe rare Dutch large map
Arabia East Africa Egypt Ethiopia Abyssinia 1792 Elwe rare Dutch large map
Arabia East Africa Egypt Ethiopia Abyssinia 1792 Elwe rare Dutch large map
Arabia East Africa Egypt Ethiopia Abyssinia 1792 Elwe rare Dutch large map
Arabia East Africa Egypt Ethiopia Abyssinia 1792 Elwe rare Dutch large map
Arabia East Africa Egypt Ethiopia Abyssinia 1792 Elwe rare Dutch large map

Arabia East Africa Egypt Ethiopia Abyssinia 1792 Elwe rare Dutch large map
Carte de l’Egypte de la Nubie de l’Abissinie. (Northeastern Africa, Kingdom of Agnor, Ethiopia, Nubia, Egypt, Nile River, Tripoli, Desert of Seth). Issued 1792, Amsterdam, by Jan Elwe. Fine and uncommon 18th century engraved folio sheet map with original hand color. Map includes Eastern Africa as well as the Arabian Peninsula. Much if not all the interior topographical detail ranges from inaccurate to speculative, and includes many engraved notes about Kingdoms, climate & topography, features such as a mountain range where “it is said are many emeralds”, a gold mine, etc. Arabia has a profusion of detail, including a vast mountain range down the middle, various Kingdoms with boundaries, dozens of places names, etc. Map displays age wear as well as some noticeable wrinkling and old small repairs near bottom of centerfold. The centerfold has been backed long ago with old paper. Bottom blank margin with a chip at center, but this is outside the engraved area and could easily be hidden with matting. Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display, despite the condition issues described it still has a fine visual appearance with nice age patina. Scarce map in any condition. Original fold line as issued. 20 3/8″ H x 23 3/8″ W. Printed area measures c. 19 1/8″ H x 22 1/8″ W. Al Ankary, Arabian Peninsula in Old European Maps , p. 300 (#143), showing the Mortier c. 1732 version of this map, which is almost certainly the exact plate being here re-used by Elwe, but which Elwe has amended by adding a compass rose, changing the imprint, adding Nouv. Corrigee at top right beside title, etc. 158, showing an earlier version/ state of this plate, being issued by G. Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 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The item “Arabia East Africa Egypt Ethiopia Abyssinia 1792 Elwe rare Dutch large map” is in sale since Thursday, November 14, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps”. The seller is “oldmapsoldbooks” and is located in Dover, New Hampshire. 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Arabia East Africa Egypt Ethiopia Abyssinia 1792 Elwe rare Dutch large map