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Arts et Metiers. 1. Le Brodeur au Tambour. 2. le Fabricant de Feutres.
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Arts et Metiers. 1. Le Brodeur au Tambour. 2. le Fabricant de Feutres.

By PROFESSIONS) Conte (del). Ingouf (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), plate area approximately 21 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches on sheet size 28 x 21 inches. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. Tissue guard attached at left edge, dampstaining at lower left corner (outside plate area), light foxing to outer margins. Two half-page views of embroiderers and felt makers at work. Plate XVII from Vol. II of the Etat Moderne (Modern State) section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$285.00

Le Kaire. Details d'Architecture de la Mosquee de Soultan Hasan.
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Le Kaire. Details d'Architecture de la Mosquee de Soultan Hasan.

By CAIRO - ARCHITECTURE) Protain (del). Moisy (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approximately 23 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches on sheet 28 x 21 1/4 inches. Very good condition: tissue guard attached at left edge, a few faint foxed spots to upper left and lower right margin. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. Plate 36 from Volume I of the Modern State section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title of this work translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. Shown are details from the Mosque of Sultan Hassan. .

$285.00

Alexandrie. Plans, Coupes, Elevations et Details de Menuiserie d'une Maison Turque.
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Alexandrie. Plans, Coupes, Elevations et Details de Menuiserie d'une Maison Turque.

By ALEXANDRIA - ARCHITECTURE) Redoute, H. J. (del). De Buigne (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approximately 16 1/2 x 22 inches on sheet 21 x 28 inches. Very good condition: tissue guard attached at upper edge, faint foxing to outer edges. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. Plate 93 from Volume II of the Modern State section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title of this work translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. Shown are carpentry details of a Turkish house. .

$250.00

Arts et Metiers. 1. Le Vinaigrier. 2. Le Distillateur.
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Arts et Metiers. 1. Le Vinaigrier. 2. Le Distillateur.

By PROFESSIONS) Conte (del). Delaunay (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), plate area approximately 21 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches on sheet size 28 x 21 1/2 inches. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. Tissue guard attached at left edge, dampstain to lower left corner (outside plate area), light foxing to outer margins. Two half page engravings showing a vinegar maker and a distillery. Plate XI from Vol. II of the Etat Moderne (Modern State) section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$325.00

Le Kaire.  Vues et Details dessines dans la Ville des Tombeaux.
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Le Kaire. Vues et Details dessines dans la Ville des Tombeaux.

By CAIRO - ARCHITECTURE) Jollois et al (del). David (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approximately 23 x 17 inches on sheet 28 x 21 1/4 inches. Very good condition: tissue guard attached at left edge, a few faint foxed spots. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. 16 images of tombs and decorative work. Plate 65 from Volume I of the Modern State section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title of this work translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$365.00

Isthme de Soueys.
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Isthme de Soueys.

By ISTHMUS OF SUEZ) Gratien LePere at St. Genis (del). E. Collin (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approximately 24 x 17 inches on sheet size 28 x 21 1/2 inches. Very good condition: tissue guard attached at left edge, light foxing to left and lower margins. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. A beautiful engraved map of the Port of Suez and environs, with small profiles of "the planned canal between the two seas." This very large, finely engraved image is plate 11 from Volume I of the Modern State section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$485.00

Arts et Metiers. 1. Le Meunier. 2. Le Boulanger. 3. Le Confiseur ou Fabricant de Pates Sucrees. 4. Le Patissuer.
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Arts et Metiers. 1. Le Meunier. 2. Le Boulanger. 3. Le Confiseur ou Fabricant de Pates Sucrees. 4. Le Patissuer.

By PROFESSIONS) Conte (del). Delaunay (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), plate area approximately 16 1/2 x 23 inches on sheet size 28 x 21 1/2 inches. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. Tissue guard attached at upper edge, dampstain to upper left corner (outside plate area), light foxing to outer margins. Four engravings showing a miller, a baker, a sweet and a cake maker. Plate X from Vol. II of the Etat Moderne (Modern State) section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$325.00

Le Kaire. Plan et Elevation d'un Abreuvoir pres la Porte Appelee Qara Meydan. Plane et Elevation de la Citerne Appelee Sibil Aly Agha.
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Le Kaire. Plan et Elevation d'un Abreuvoir pres la Porte Appelee Qara Meydan. Plane et Elevation de la Citerne Appelee Sibil Aly Agha.

By CAIRO - ARCHITECTURE) Protain (del). Debuigne (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approximately 22 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches on sheet 28 x 21 1/4 inches. Very good condition: tissue guard attached at left edge, a few faint foxed spots. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. At top is a view of a watering place, beneath that is pictured the highly decorative exterior of a reservoir or water storage facility, both in the city of Cairo. Plate 48 from Volume I of the Modern State section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title of this work translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$295.00

Le Kaire. Citadelle. (Mosque of Sultan Qalaoun).
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Le Kaire. Citadelle. (Mosque of Sultan Qalaoun).

By CAIRO - ARCHITECTURE) Jomard (drawn by). Leisnier (engraved by).

Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approximately 22 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches on sheet 28 x 21 1/4 inches. Very good condition: tissue guard attached at left edge, a few faint foxed spots to outer edges, short tear to upper edge. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. Shown is the floor plan of the Mosque of Sultan Qalaoun with architectural details. Plate 75 from Volume I of the Modern State section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title of this work translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$285.00

Plan de Philae. Plan General de l'Ile et de ses Environs.
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Plan de Philae. Plan General de l'Ile et de ses Environs.

By PHILAE) Jollois et al (del). Baltard (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approximately 29 x 23 inches on sheet size 43 x 27 1/2 inches, centerfold as issued. Very good condition: light scattered foxing (mainly outside plate area), a few tears to upper and lower edge (well outside plate area). Publisher's blindstamp at top right. A beautiful engraved map showing the island of Philae with temples and other edifices and its situation in the Nile. This very large, finely engraved image is plate 1 from Volume I of the Antiquities section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$785.00

Esne (Latopolis.)  Vue Perspective de l'Interieur du Portique.
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Esne (Latopolis.) Vue Perspective de l'Interieur du Portique.

By ESNE) Jollois et Devilliers (del). Engraved by Sellier.

Paris.: Panckouke.. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), plate area 18 x 23 3/4 inches on sheet size approximately 21 1/2 x 28 1/4 inches. Four inch tear to mid upper edge (entering 2 inches into the image), foxing to outer margins. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. A particularly handsome image of the portico of the Temple of Esne with the exquisite decoration of the columns and walls highlighted by sunlight filtering from the entrance. This very large, finely engraved image is plate 83 from Volume I of the Antiquities section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$285.00

Arts et Metiers. 1. Le Charpentier et le Scieur de Long. 2. Le Menuisier.
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Arts et Metiers. 1. Le Charpentier et le Scieur de Long. 2. Le Menuisier.

By PROFESSIONS) Conte (del). Schroeder (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), plate area approximately 22 1/2 x 16 inches on sheet size 28 x 21 1/2 inches. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. Tissue guard attached at left edge, dampstain to lower left corner (outside plate area), light foxing to outer margins. Shows two half page views of woodworkers: carpenters, sawyers and joiners. Plate XIX from Vol. II of the Etat Moderne (Modern State) section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$325.00

Arts et Metiers. 1. L'Emouleur. 2. Le Barbier.
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Arts et Metiers. 1. L'Emouleur. 2. Le Barbier.

By PROFESSIONS) Conte (del). Delignon (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), plate area approximately 21 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches on sheet size 28 x 21 1/2 inches. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. Tissue guard attached at left edge, dampstain to lower left corner (outside plate area), light foxing to outer margins. Two half page views of a knife sharpener and a barber at work. Plate XXV from Vol. II of the Etat Moderne (Modern State) section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$285.00

Le Kaire. Plan, Coupe et Vues Perspectives d'un Bain Public.
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Le Kaire. Plan, Coupe et Vues Perspectives d'un Bain Public.

By CAIRO - ARCHITECTURE) Protain (del). DeBuigne (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approximately 16 1/2 x 23 inches on sheet 21 1/4 x 28 inches. Very good condition: tissue guard attached at upper edge, faint foxing to outer edges. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. This beautifully printed image shows the floor plan, elevation and interior images of a public baths i Cairo. Plate 49 from Volume I of the Modern State section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title of this work translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$325.00

Thebes. Byban el Molouk. Plan Topographique de l'Extremite de la Vallee des Tombeaux des Rois.
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Thebes. Byban el Molouk. Plan Topographique de l'Extremite de la Vallee des Tombeaux des Rois.

By THEBES) Jollois et al (del). Blondeau (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approximately 23 1/2 x 24 1/4 inches on sheet size 27 1/2 x 40 inches, centerfold as issued. Very good condition: light scattered foxing (mainly outside plate area). Publisher's blindstamp at top right. A double page image - a topographical map showing the Valley of the Kings and surrounding environs. This very large, finely engraved image is plate 77 from Volume II of the Antiquities section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$685.00

Arts et Metiers.  Vues et Details de deux Machines a Arroser, Appellees Chadouf et Metal.
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Arts et Metiers. Vues et Details de deux Machines a Arroser, Appellees Chadouf et Metal.

By PROFESSIONS - IRRIGATION) Cecile (del). Lorieux (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), plate area approximately 15 x 21 inches on sheet size 21 3/4 x 28 inches. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. Tissue guard attached at left edge, dampstaining at lower left corner entering plate mark, light foxing to outer edges. Very interesting image of irrigation methods practised along the Nile river. Plate VI from Vol. II of the Etat Moderne (Modern State) section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$325.00

Thebes. Memnonium. Details de la Statue Colossalle de Memnon.
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Thebes. Memnonium. Details de la Statue Colossalle de Memnon.

By THEBES) Jollois et Devilliers et al (del). Cain (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), sheet size approximately 18 1/4 x 24 1/2 inches. Good condition: 3/4 inch mended tear to mid upper edge, a couple of faint spots to lower left corner. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. Shown are front and profile views of a giant statue of Memnon with several decorative details. This very large, finely engraved image is plate 22 from Volume II of the Antiquities section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$100.00

Thebes. Memnonium. Plan Topographique de Divers Monumens Situes au Nord du Tombeau d'Osymandyas.
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Thebes. Memnonium. Plan Topographique de Divers Monumens Situes au Nord du Tombeau d'Osymandyas.

By THEBES) Jollois et al (del). Schroeder et Blondeau (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approximately 17 1/2 x 24 inches on sheet size 20 3/4 x 27 3/4 inches. Very good condition: light foxing to outer margins, soft creases and 3/4 inch tear to right edge (all outside plate area). Publisher's blindstamp at top right. A detailed topographical map showing the Avenue of the Sphinx and other monuments in the surrounding areas. This very large, finely engraved image is plate 38 from Volume II of the Antiquities section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$285.00

Thebes. Memnonium. Plan Topographique du Tombeau d'Osymandyas, des deux Colosses de la Plaine et des Ruines Environnantes.
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Thebes. Memnonium. Plan Topographique du Tombeau d'Osymandyas, des deux Colosses de la Plaine et des Ruines Environnantes.

By THEBES) Jollois et al (del). Schroeder (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approximately 18 1/2 x 24 inches on sheet size 20 3/4 x 27 3/4 inches. Very good condition: faint dampstain to lower right corner (outside plate area). Publisher's blindstamp at top right. A detailed topographical map showing the location of the tomb of Ramesses II and surrounding environs. This very large, finely engraved image is plate 19 from Volume II of the Antiquities section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$285.00

Le Kaire.  Plan, Elevation et Coupe Longitudinale de la Mosquee de Soultan Hasan.
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Le Kaire. Plan, Elevation et Coupe Longitudinale de la Mosquee de Soultan Hasan.

By CAIRO - ARCHITECTURE) Protain (del). Lebe-gigun (sculpt).

Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approximately 24 x 16 1/2 inches on sheet 28 x 21 1/4 inches. Very good condition: tissue guard attached at left edge, a few faint foxed spots. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. An imposing image showing the floor plan, elevation and a cross-section of the Mosque of Sultan Hassan in Cairo. Plate 33 from Volume I of the Modern State section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title of this work translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

$485.00

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