Antique Print-SEA CHART-EGYPT-AFRICA-DAMIETTA-EL ARISH-Office Admirality-1857

Price: € 194,50

Subject: Antique print, titled: ''Mediterranean Sea Egypt - Damiette to Elarish […].'' - A sea chart of the coast of North Africa, from Damiette to El Arish. This region includes Port Said. With detailed depth soundings along the coast, and two compass roses.
Condition: Very good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. Offsetting where the map was folded on itself. A tear in the lower middle fold, slightly into the image area (closed with acid-free archival tape). Some foxing in the lower margin, a few damp (or oil) stains in the margins and image edge. Some creases in the top margin. A few closed small tears in the left and right margins. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Engraving on wove paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 101.7 x 68.1 cm. The image size is ca. 94.3 x 62.8 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 40 x 26.8 inch. The image size is ca. 37.1 x 24.7 inch.
Part Number: 64376
Location: GK-193
Description: Published by the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty, 1857. Sold by J.D. Potter. Originally published 1856.

Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'A.L. Mansell'.