AUCTION # 28 ISLAMIC AND EUROPEAN ART SALE

TWO COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS FROM THE DESCRIPTION OF EGYPT

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Start price: $50

Estimated price: $100 - $150

Auction house commission: 25%

VAT: On commission only

View of an ancient mosque located near Bâb el Nasr. (MODERN STATE, volume I, plate 28) Imperial Printing, Paris 1809-1829. Original, unshaved, full-page etching from the "Imperial Edition" of the Description de l’Égypte, or Collection of observations and researches made in Egypt during the French expedition, published by orders of His Majesty Emperor Napoleon on Grand [A Collection of the observations and research carried out in Egypt during the French expedition, published on the orders of his Majesty the Emperor Napoleon the Great], and three more etchings depicting Arabic inscriptions.

Dimensions: 21 x 27 3/4 in. (53.5 x 70.5 cm.)

Condition: Very good