Rare.Superb large detailed map of Egypt in 1787.Shows roads,pilgim routes to Mecca,canals,etc.Copper engraving printed on heavy paper.Mint condition

code : M1936

Cartographer : Franz Schraembl

Date : 1787

Size : 42*65cms

availability : Available

Price : £140

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SCHRAEMBL, Franz Anton


In the last decades of the eighteenth centurv Anton Schrambl and Joseph von Reilly led a successful revival of map making in Vienna.

Completion of Schrambl's ambitious World Atlas, started in 1786, based on the best available sources of the time, was much delayed and the maps were issued piecemeal year by year until the whole atlas appeared in 1800. 1786-1800 Algemeiner Grosser At/as