1817 Thomson Map of Egypt and Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

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Seller: geographicusmaps (3,941) 100%, Location: 11221, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 352560048170 1817 Thomson Map of Egypt and Abyssinia (Ethiopia) ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS - NOT REPRODUCTIONS Title: Egypt. Abyssinia. Description: This is a beautiful example of John Thomson’s 1817 map of Egypt and Abyssinia. Essentially two maps on a single sheet, the map on the left represents Egypt while the right hand side of the sheet features a map of Abyssinia. The map of Egypt covers from the Nile Delta southward following the Nile River as far as Esna. Names numerous settlement s and villages along the course of the river, including a number of temples and ancient Egyptian ruins. Also identifies several caravan routes. The map of Abyssinia covers modern day Ethiopia from the Red Sea east to the Lake Tana. Caravan routes and other tracks are noted throughout. Thomson also includes several descriptive notes. This map was prepared by John Thomson for inclusion in the 1817 edition of Thomson's New General Atlas . Size: Printed area measures 20.5 inches high by 24.5 inches wide. Condition: Very good. Minor wear and verso repair along original centerfold. Original platemark visible. Overall toning and foxing at places. Shipping: Shipping rates are not negotiable. Items are shipped within three business days of receiving payment. We are happy to consolidate shipping where possible. The following shipping options are available: 1. FedEx Overnight (45 USD). USA Only. Signature Required. 2. FedEx Ground or Home Delivery (15 USD). USA Only. 1 - 10 days. If your address is a P.O. Box and cannot ship FedEx we will ship USPS Priority and, while we ship promptly, recent postal personnel cutbacks mean that delivery may take time. Signature Required. 3. FedEx International or DHL International EXPRESS (45 USD). 4. We can use your Federal Express Account. Customs: International buyers are responsible for paying duty and taxes on delivery. DHL or FedEx will contact the buyer by telephone to arrange payment. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. Typically, a customs duty and/or VAT tax will be assessed on all parcels to continental Europe. Sometimes duty or tax is due in China, but is seems very random. Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, and Taiwan have never assessed duty on a map we shipped. Maps shipped to the UK should be duty free, but from time to time duty of 5% is assessed incorrectly by the UK customs agents. Insurance: All shipments are insured privately against loss and damage. All of our shipments require a signature. If you have any questions please feel free to email us through eBay or contact us by telephone at 646-320-8650. Other ServicesConservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. BEWARE anyone attempting to contact you, from a different eBay account, claiming to represent Geographicus Antique Maps. My eBay handle is GeographicusMaps. If you are contacted by email by someone offering you my items, please call me directly to be certain you are not dealing with a con artist. My phone number is 646-320-8650. " Condition: Very good. Minor wear and verso repair along original centerfold. Original platemark visible. Overall toning and foxing at places.

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