Vicariati Apostolici dell' Egitto ed Arabia Egitto per i Copti di Tripoli e dell' Abissinia
Place Published: Rome
Date Published: 1859
Description: Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 18 7/8" x 24.75".
Comments: Rare map of north eastern coast of Africa with Libya, Egypt, Chad, Sudan and part of the Arabian Peninsula. Geographical and topographical features are delicately treated in this unusual map showing prominent monasteries and other Catholic centers. Published in "L'Orbe Cattolico ossia Atlante Geografico Storico Ecclesiastico Opera del Commendatore Girolamo Petri Officiale minutante della segreteria di Stato." The map is in very good condition with minor wear and creasing to margins, not affecting the image. A crisp impression on bright paper accentuates the graphic style of this lovely map.Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Book ID: 222516