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Description:This large beautifully hand coloured original copper plate engraved antique map of Egypt, Abyssinia The Nile & the Red Sea was published by John Thomson in 1817 - dated at the foot of the map - in his large 1817 edition of A New General Atlas of the World. (Ref Tooley M&B)
General Definitions:Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stablePaper color : - off whiteAge of map color: - OriginalColors used: - Yellow, blue, green, brownGeneral color appearance: - AuthenticPaper size: - 29in x 21in (740mm x 535mm)Plate size: - 24 1/2in x 20 1/2in (620mm x 520mm)Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)
Imperfections:Margins: - Light soiling in marginsPlate area: - NoneVerso: - Light soiling