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The Colossi of Memnon, Thebes Egypt.

Details of a Colossal Statue of Memnon, Thebes. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, Details of a Colossal Statue of Memnon, Thebes. "Details de la Statue Colossalle de Memnon,_Thèbes, Memnonium." Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraving showing one of the Colossi of Mnemnon, Thebes from the second volume of the "Antiquities "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The image shows the statue [reconstructed] from the front and side sides, showing the Greek graffiti carved on the massive legs of the statue, and on the sides of the pedestal; with a detail of the carving of the Nile god Hapy from the side of his throne.
The statue depicts Amenhotep III (fl. 14th century BC) in a seated position, his hands resting on his knees and his gaze facing eastwards towards the river. Two shorter figures are carved into the front throne alongside his legs: these are his wife Tiy and mother Mutemwiya. Good dark impression; generally clean , a few very minor spots.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 446 by 565mm (17½ by 22¼ inches).    €200
Stock No. 1977 - Middle East full description

Cairo; the Mosque of Boulâq.

View of the Port and the Grand Mosque of Boulaq Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of the Port and the Grand Mosque of Boulaq " Vue du port et de la Grande Mosquée de Boulâq._Environs du Kaire" Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view of the port and Grand mosque of Boulâq in the environs of Cairo from the first volume of the "Etat Modene "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; 1822; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin. Good dark impression; some foxing to to blank margins, far from image.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 420 by 589mm (16½ by 23¼ inches).    €500
Stock No. 3275 - Middle East full description

Cairo; the Mosque of Toulon.

View of the exterior of the Mosque of Toulon. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of the exterior of the Mosque of Toulon. " Vue Extérieure de la Mosquée de Toulon._Le Kaire" Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view of the mosque of Toulon, Cairo from the first volume of the "Etat Modene "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; 1822; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin. Good dark impression; some foxing to to blank margins, far from image.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 644 by 445mm (25¼ by 17½ inches).    €350
Stock No. 3274 - Middle East full description

The Port of Rosetta, Rashid Egypt.

Rosetta and Environs; View of the Townof Rosette and the island of Farchel. View of the entrance of the Nile. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, Rosetta and Environs; View of the Townof Rosette and the island of Farchel. View of the entrance of the Nile. "Vue de la Ville rosette et de l'Isle de Farchel"; "Vue du Boghâz ou Embouchure du Nil." Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
2 copper engraved views on 1 plate: View of the port town of Rosetta [ Rashid] & a view of the fort at the entrance to the Nile from the first volume of the "Etat Modene "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; 1822; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The upper view shows the town of Rosetta on the banks of the Nile, near which the Rosetta stone was found.
The lower view shows the fort at the entrance to the Nile, from above the battery. Good dark impression; some light foxing.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 464 by 590mm (18¼ by 23¼ inches).    €200
Stock No. 1972 - Middle East full description

Festival of the Khaleej, Cairo.

View close to the Canal of Cairo & of the Annual  Festival celebrating the opening of the Dike Khaleej, Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View close to the Canal of Cairo & of the Annual Festival celebrating the opening of the Dike Khaleej, " Vue de la prise d'eau du Canal du Kaire, et de la Fète qu'on Célèbre Annuellement a l'Ouverture de la Digue._Environs du Kaire " Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view of Festival of the Nile flood and the opening of Khaleej dike, Cairo from the first volume of the "Etat Modene "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; 1822; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The view shows the festival celebrated at the opening of the Khaleej dike so that the flood waters of the Nile can enter the canal.
Since ancient times, the Nile has played a vital role in Egypt, to the point that it is the river that the Egyptians attributed the birth and existence of their country. As the waters of the Nile rose the Egyptians prepared to let them through for irrigation etc, thus a most important moment each year to be celebrated. the sultan would proceed to the Misr point to op[en the dike. Called the cavalcade of the opening of the Khaleej. it was was one of the most important festivals of the year. Good dark impression; some light foxing; glue and remains of tissue guard to upper margin.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 420 by 590mm (16½ by 23¼ inches).    €650
Stock No. 1971 - Middle East full description

Ancient Mosque & City Walls Of Cairo.

View of an ancient Mosque close to Bab el Nasr. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of an ancient Mosque close to Bab el Nasr. " Vue d'une Ancienne Mosquée située près de Bàb el Nasr._Le Kaire" Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view of an old mosque, Cairo from the first volume of the "Etat Modene "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; 1822; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The view shows the mosque close to the gate of Bab el Nasr and the city walls. In the foreground are travelers arriving in the city by camel and donkey. Two French soldiers seem to be moving on a group of musicians and healers. Good dark impression; foxing to sky and blank margins.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 590 by 430mm (23¼ by 17 inches).    €350
Stock No. 1969 - Middle East full description

Ezbekieh, Cairo from the Nile

View of Ezbekyeh. Cairo. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of Ezbekyeh. Cairo. " Vue de la Place Ezbekyeh; Côté de l'Ouest et Du Nord -Ouest_Le Kaire" Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Large double page copper engraved view of the area of Ezbekyeh , North West Cairo from the first volume of the "Etat Modene "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; 1822; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The view shows the area of Ezbekieh in Cairo as seen from the Nile, with many boats in the foreground. Ezbekieh is part of modern Cairo close to the gardens of the same name and popular with foreign visitors. Good dark impression; foxing to sky and blank margins.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 435 by 830mm (17¼ by 32¾ inches).    €1000
Stock No. 1968 - Middle East full description

Within the Citadel of Cairo.

View of of the interior of a Mosque Known as the Bed of Joseph. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of of the interior of a Mosque Known as the Bed of Joseph. " Vue Intérieure d'une Mosquée, Connue sous le nom de Divan de Joseph._Le Kaire ( Citadelle)" Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view the interior of a mosque, Cairo from the first volume of the "Etat Modene "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; 1822; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The view shows the interior of an abandoned mosque within the Citadel of Cairo. Engineers are excavating whilst a canon is brought forward by 2 camels. Good dark impression; some foxing to blank margins.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 458 by 516mm (18 by 20¼ inches).    €250
Stock No. 1970 - Middle East full description

Temple of Luxor, Thebes, Egypt.

View of the Entrance to the Palace, Luxor, Thebes. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of the Entrance to the Palace, Luxor, Thebes. "Vue de l'Entrée du palais_ Thèbes. Louqsor.." Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Large double page, copper engraved view entrance to the Templeof Luxor, Thebes from the third volume of the "Antiquities "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The view shows the entrance to the temple with the two obelisks [the one on the right now stands in the Place de la Concorde in Paris], with two defaced heads of statues buried in the sand, in front of the pylons of the temple with their decorated walls; just glimpsed through the entrance can be seen the hall of columns. Good dark impression; some light foxing. mainly to upper margin.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 486 by 836mm (19¼ by 33 inches).    €1500
Stock No. 1973 - Middle East full description

Interior of the Portico of theTemple of Esna.

View of the Interior of the Portico, Esna. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of the Interior of the Portico, Esna. "Vue perspective de l'Intérieur du Portique _Esné (Latopolis)." Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view of the interior of the temple of Esna from the first volume of the "Antiquities "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The view shows the highly decorated columns and ceiling of the entrance to the temple , with a procession moving through to the main temple
The tutelary deities of Latopolis seem to have been the triad – Khnum and Neith, and Heka their offspring. The temple of Esna, dedicated to this triad, was remarkable for the beauty of its site and the magnificence of its architecture. It was built of red sandstone, and its portico consisted of six rows of four columns each, with lotus-leaf capitals, all of which however differ from each other Good dark impression; spotting mainly to margins.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 460 by 600mm (18 by 23½ inches).    €650
Stock No. 1980 - Middle East full description


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