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  1. TUNES

    TUNES

    Merian's spectacular panorama of Tunis, including zoological and botanical gardens. Two locals fighting a lion and people and camels resting in the foreground. Learn More
    £175

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 58345

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  2. Algiers Arzylla, ou Argille, Ville en Barbarie.

    Algiers Arzylla, ou Argille, Ville en Barbarie.

    John Nieuhoff was an explorer whose travels were recorded in this first French edition of L'Ambassade de la Compagnie Orientale. These beautiful prints brought important knowledge of late 17th-century China to Europe. Learn More
    £120

    Date of Publication: 1665

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    Stock Code: 58366

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  3. Svaquen.

    Svaquen.

    A view of the town of Suaquen in the Red Sea. Learn More
    £65

    Date of Publication: 1719

    Published: Frankfurt:

    Stock Code: 77717

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  4. The Pike of Teneriffe and Sepulchral Caves of the Guanches in the Isle of Tenerifre
    £85

    Date of Publication: 1788-90

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    Stock Code: 57403

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  5. D’Jami ou Mosquée Cathédrale, de Hhacan; au Caire. Vuë générale de la Mosquée.

    D’Jami ou Mosquée Cathédrale, de Hhacan; au Caire. Vuë générale de la Mosquée.

    Magnificent engraving of the mosque of Hassan in Cairo. Louis-François Cassas was one of the best French printmakers of the eighteenth century. His Voyage Pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phoenicie, de la Palestine, et de la Basse-Egypte is perhaps the finest eighteenth century illustrated book on the Middle East. Cassas accompanied Choiseul-Gouffier on his embassy to Istanbul in 1784 but remained there only a few weeks. Learn More
    £435

    Date of Publication: 1799-1800

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    Stock Code: 54476

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  6. Bs - Relief Aegyptien, Taill Dans Le Roc, Prs La Pyramide De Chephrn

    Bs - Relief Aegyptien, Taill Dans Le Roc, Prs La Pyramide De Chephrn

    Le bâs-relief est placé sur la même face et la même ligne que l’entrée de la grotte habitée, en 1785, par un Santon. Plate 71, vol.I.
    Magnificent engraving of a bas relief cut into the rock near the pyramids Louis-François Cassas was one of the best French printmakers of the eighteenth century. His Voyage Pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phoenicie, de la Palestine, et de la Basse-Egypte is perhaps the finest eighteenth century illustrated book on the Middle East. Cassas accompanied Choiseul-Gouffier on his embassy to Istanbul in 1784 but remained there only a few weeks. Learn More
    £230

    Date of Publication: 1799-1800

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    Stock Code: 54477

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  7. Costume et Portrait d'un homme d'armes au Caire.

    Costume et Portrait d'un homme d'armes au Caire.

    Size: 27 x 44 cm. (10 x 17 inches).
    Magnificent engraving of an Egyptian soldier, in full costume, with axe and sword. Louis-François Cassas was one of the best French printmakers of the eighteenth century. His Voyage Pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phoenicie, de la Palestine, et de la Basse-Egypte is perhaps the finest eighteenth century illustrated book on the Middle East. Cassas accompanied Choiseul-Gouffier on his embassy to Istanbul in 1784 but remained there only a few weeks. Learn More
    £230

    Date of Publication: 1799-1800

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    Stock Code: 54478

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  8. Restauration d’un Temple Égyptien. Ce monument est situé pres de l’ancienne Peluse.

    Restauration d’un Temple Égyptien. Ce monument est situé pres de l’ancienne Peluse.

    Size: 44.5 x 29 cm. (17 x 11 inches).
    Magnificent engraving of a restored Egyptian temple. Louis-François Cassas was one of the best French printmakers of the eighteenth century. His Voyage Pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phoenicie, de la Palestine, et de la Basse-Egypte is perhaps the finest eighteenth century illustrated book on the Middle East. Cassas accompanied Choiseul-Gouffier on his embassy to Istanbul in 1784 but remained there only a few weeks. Learn More
    £230

    Date of Publication: 1799-1800

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    Stock Code: 54479

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  9. Restauration d’un Temple Égyptien.

    Restauration d’un Temple Égyptien.

    Plate 96, vol.III.
    Fanciful view of an imagined ceremony in an ancient Egyptian temple. Louis-François Cassas was one of the best French printmakers of the eighteenth century. His Voyage Pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phoenicie, de la Palestine, et de la Basse-Egypte is perhaps the finest eighteenth century illustrated book on the Middle East. Cassas accompanied Choiseul-Gouffier on his embassy to Istanbul in 1784 but remained there only a few weeks. Learn More
    £295

    Date of Publication: 1799-1800

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    Stock Code: 53410

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  10. Marche d’un mariage dans la ville du Caire. La Pompe passe devant le celebre édifice, appelé El Maristan ou l’hôpital (des foux).

    Marche d’un mariage dans la ville du Caire. La Pompe passe devant le celebre édifice, appelé El Maristan ou l’hôpital (des foux).

    Plate 63.
    Print of a magnificent wedding procession through the streets of Cairo. Louis-François Cassas was one of the best French printmakers of the eighteenth century, His Voyage Pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phoenicie, de la Palestine, et de la Basse-Egypte is perhaps the finest eighteenth century illustrated book on the Middle East. Cassas accompanied Choiseul-Gouffier on his embassy to Istanbul in 1784 but remained there only a few weeks. Learn More
    £475

    Date of Publication: 1799-1800.

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    Stock Code: 53358

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  11. Bab-Rachyd ou la Porte de Rossette a Alexandrie.la vue est prise en dehors des Murs. depart d'une Karavane.

    Bab-Rachyd ou la Porte de Rossette a Alexandrie.la vue est prise en dehors des Murs. depart d'une Karavane.

    Plate 54.
    Beautiful print of a caravan leaving the Gates of Aleaxandria. Louis-François Cassas was one of the best French printmakers of the eighteenth century, His Voyage Pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phoenicie, de la Palestine, et de la Basse-Egypte is perhaps the finest eighteenth century illustrated book on the Middle East. Cassas accompanied Choiseul-Gouffier on his embassy to Istabul in 1784 but remained there only a few weeks. Learn More
    £420

    Date of Publication: 1799-1800.

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    Stock Code: 53359

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  12. "D'Jami ou Mosquee Cathedrale, de Hhacen; au Caire. Vue de la principale porte de la Mosquee"

    "D'Jami ou Mosquee Cathedrale, de Hhacen; au Caire. Vue de la principale porte de la Mosquee"

    Plate 66, vol.3.
    Beautiful print of a large city mosque in Cairo with citizens and camels strolling by in the streets. Louis-François Cassas was one of the best French printmakers of the eighteenth century, His Voyage Pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phoenicie, de la Palestine, et de la Basse-Egypte is perhaps the finest eighteenth century illustrated book on the Middle East. Learn More
    £435

    Date of Publication: 1799-1800.

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    Stock Code: 53361

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  13. Bab-el-Foutouhh, ou La Porte des Victoires, au Caire.Vue exterieure de cette porte

    Bab-el-Foutouhh, ou La Porte des Victoires, au Caire.Vue exterieure de cette porte

    Plate 76, Vol.III.
    Spectacular exterior view of one of the gates of Cairo, with camels and traders in the foreground. Louis-François Cassas was one of the best French printmakers of the eighteenth century, His Voyage Pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phoenicie, de la Palestine, et de la Basse-Egypte is perhaps the finest eighteenth century illustrated book on the Middle East. Learn More
    £435

    Date of Publication: 1799-1800.

    Published: Unknown

    Stock Code: 53362

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  14. Sugar-loaf Hill, St. Helena.

    Sugar-loaf Hill, St. Helena.

    No.3
    A superb aquatint. Viewed from the North West. On the summit appears a signal Tower, on the left, is Munden's Battery; and on the right are the wall, Governor's House, Town, and Church of St. Helena. Farther to the right is Ladder Hill, with its zig-zag ascent, and the central eminence is Diana's Peak. Published in Wathen's splendid "A Series of Views Illustrative of the Island of St. Learn More
    £95

    Date of Publication: 1821

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    Stock Code: 68052

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  15. View from High Knoll, St.Helena.

    View from High Knoll, St.Helena.

    No.6
    A superb aquatint drawn from the Battery, on the summit of High Knoll. Immediately in front is Diana's Peak, with part of Halley's Mount on the right, below which appear Plantation House, and the country Church of St. Helena. Published in Wathen's "A Series of Views Illustrative of the Island of St. Helena". Learn More
    £75

    Date of Publication: 1821

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    Stock Code: 68055

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  16. Barracks on Ladder Hill, St.Helena.

    Barracks on Ladder Hill, St.Helena.

    No.10
    This aquatint view was taken from a North East direction, looking back at the island from the sea. Published in Wathen's "A Series of Views Illustrative of the Island of St.Helena". Learn More
    £65

    Date of Publication: 1821

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    Stock Code: 68056

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  17. Fort on High Knoll, St. Helena.

    Fort on High Knoll, St. Helena.

    No.5
    At the base of the mountain, there appears a part of the Barracks at the top of Ladder Hill, and on the right, at the lower part of the engraving, are the tops of some Pine trees in the plantation round the Governor's House. Sugar-loaf mountain is seen on the right. Published in Wathen's "A Series of Views Illustrative of the Island of St. Learn More
    £85

    Date of Publication: 1821

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    Stock Code: 68057

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  18. Ladder Hill, St.Helena.

    Ladder Hill, St.Helena.

    No.4
    This view was taken about half way down the winding road, looking over to the Town. The Indiamen are seen at anchor below, towards the right, and on the summit of Ladder Hill are the Barracks. The opposite rock is part of Mount Rupert. Published in Wathen's "A Series of Views Illustrative of the Island of St.Helena". Learn More
    £75

    Date of Publication: 1821

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    Stock Code: 68059

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  19. Rocks, called Lot and his Daughters, St.Helena.

    Rocks, called Lot and his Daughters, St.Helena.

    No 9.
    This view was taken from the flagstaff on the small battery of the Signal House. The rocks stand at the South West point of the Island, at a part entitled Lot's Wife's Beach. Published in Wathen's "A Series of Views Illustrative of the Island of St.Helena". Learn More
    £65

    Date of Publication: 1821

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    Stock Code: 68060

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  20. Grand Entrance to the Mosque of the Sultan Hassan.

    Grand Entrance to the Mosque of the Sultan Hassan.

    Pl. 92.
    View of the magnificent entrance to the Mosque of the Sultan Hassan, Cairo. This structure was designed as a madrasa dedicated to the four law schools of Sunnite Islam and also a congregational mosque for the Friday sermon. This ambitious project almost bankrupted the Sultan Hassan and was never completed. Learn More
    £1,650

    Date of Publication: 1842-1849

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    Stock Code: 57263

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