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DELISLE, Guillaume, & Philippe BUACHE.

Carte del’Egypte de la Nubie de l’Abyssinie.

Published: Paris. c1780

Stock code: 52870

Price: £450

Sale Price: £180

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An interesting map of north east Africa, with plenty of information, mostly very speculative about the interior of Africa- its people, regions and kingdoms.The plates were originally made by De l’Isle around 1700. Covens and Mortimer reissued them in the Atlas Novissimo (1730-40). Phillipe Buache, de L’Isle’s successor, and son in law continued to re-issue de L’Isle’s maps in the later eighteenth century

Copper engraving. Original colour. Excellent condition, a little browned at edges Size: 61 x 49 cm. (24 x 19 inches)

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