An Exact Map of the River Nile done by Mr. Lucas.The Draught of ye Pyramids taken exactly from Mr Greaves...The first Pyramid near Cairo...The Inside of the first Pyramid...The 2.d Pyramid...The 3d Pyramid...a Strange fly...Toaste a Monstrous fish Enemy of ye Crocodile...a Crocodile 25 foot long.
Coloured engraving. Plate 393 x 254mm. 15½ x 10". Trimmed to plate along upper and left-hand edge. Time stained.
Lucas' maps are noted for their carefully compiled information and neat presentation. Map Shows villages, towns and pyramids along the river Nile down to Cairo. Large inset at the bottom depicts pyramid and animal detail. An interesting map. From "Atlas geographus, or, A complete system of geography, ancient and modern…: illustrated with about 100 new maps, done by the latest observations".
[Ref: 24279] £130.00