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Number: 3349
Continent: Africa
Region: North
Place Names: Alexandria, Egypt
Year of Origin: 1866
Title: Cartes Accompagnant le Memoire sur L'Antique Alexandrie... Carte de l'Antique Alexandrie et de ses Faubourgs
Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
Height: 25.9
Width: 61.0
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 20,000
Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: Mahmoud - Bey
Engraver: Erhard
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Northernmost Latitude: 31.4
Southernmost Latitude: 31.0
Westernmost Longitude: 29.9
Easternmost Longitude: 29.95
Measurement Notes: none on map; modern estimates in database
Notes: [source DIMAMBRO] 1 of2 maps backed on linen in folding portfolio; Cartography and re-construction diagram of the layout and urban plan of the fabled city of ancient Alexandria, based on the observations and researches of the prominent royal astronomer Mahmoud-Bey. Inscribed by Mahmoud-Bey in Cairo, 1880, likely to E.E. Farman, the Consul-General of the U.S. to Cairo at this time. With Farman's personal private library label affixed on reverse below author's inscription. Farman accompanied the former U.S. President General Grant when sailed down the Nile on his world tour after leaving office. see book#3720
Last updated: Aug 10, 2018