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Copper engraving with full wash original hand colouring, the different colours indicating the different boundaries. Overall sheet size: 32.1cms x 38.2cms; image size: 301mm x 345mm. "Gavin & son sculpt." Map of Egypt, with routes of pilgrims to Mecca, the line between Africa and Arabia marked, and with numerous annotations. Some marking to margins and bottom right blank area and one pale spot left blank area of Libye.
Thomas Brown 1764-1820 was an Edinburgh based bookseller, publisher, printseller, stationer and originally an engraver. His maps are uncommon.