1827 Finley Map of Egypt

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Seller: geographicusmaps (3,942) 100%, Location: 11221, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 362525254678 1827 Finley Map of Egypt ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS - NOT REPRODUCTIONS Title: Egypt. Description: This is a beautiful example of Finley's important 1827 map of Egypt. It depicts Egypt, centered on the Nile River, and extending south as far as Aswan and names numerous settlements and villages along the course of the river, including a number of temples and ancient Egyptian ruins. Also identifies several desert Oases including Parva (Kharga?) and Shekh Huled (Dakhla?). In the Sinai Peninsula, a mountain labeled 'Gebel Tour, Mt. Sinai or Horeb' is drawn. This map was drawn shortly following the expulsion of the Napoleonic forces from Egypt by the Ottoman Mamluk Turks. Muhammad Ali, the Ottoman commander who was named viceroy of Egypt established the Mamluk dynasty that would rule Egypt until the Egyptian Revolution of 1952. Between 1820 and 1833, Ali annexed northern Sudan, Syria and parts of Arabia into the Mamluk Empire. The map is engraved by Young and Delleker for the 1827 edition of Anthony Finley's General Atlas . Size: Printed area measures 12 inches high by 9 inches wide. Condition: Very good. Overall age toning. Minor spotting. Original platemark visible. 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. Overall age toning. Minor spotting. Original platemark visible.

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