TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'Egypt'Domestic: Flat-rate of $24.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Location: This item ships from United Kingdom
The map is noteworthy for showing the return route of Eyles Irwin, an Irish poet and civil servant, through Egypt from India, where he been in the service of the East India Company.
DATE PRINTED: 1817
IMAGE SIZE: Approx 52.0 x 27.0cm, 20.5 x 10.75 inches (Large)
TYPE: Antique early 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring
CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: Tight right margin; This map was coloured by hand at the time of publication.
VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain
ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Drawn & engraved for John Thomson's "New General Atlas"
PROVENANCE: "A new general atlas, consisting of a series of geographical designs, on various projections, exhibiting the form and component parts of the globe; and a collection of maps and charts, delineating the natural and political divisions of the Empires, Kingdoms, and States in the World", Edinburgh: Printed by George Ramsay and Company, for John Thomson and Company, Edinburgh; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, London; and John Cumming, Dublin
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