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The Temple of Qau el-Kebir, Ancient Antæopolis.

View of the Temple at Qâou El Kebyreh, Antæopolis. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of the Temple at Qâou El Kebyreh, Antæopolis. "Vue du Temple prise du Cõté du Sud-ouest_Qâou el Kebyreh ( Antæopolis).." Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view of the temple of Qau el-Kebir from the fourth 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 ruins of the temple Qau or Qau el-Kebir surrounded by palm trees
Qau is located by the site of ancient Tjebu, known in ancient Greek records as Antaeopolis 'city of Antaeus', on the east bank of the Nile, midway between the towns of Akhmim and Asyut,
The temple was built by Ptolemy IV. substantial parts of which were still standing at the beginning of the 19th century, sadly it was swept away by the Nile flood of 1821 Good dark impression; some light foxing to sky and spotting to margins.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 380 by 540mm (15 by 21¼ inches).    €400
Stock No. 1982 - Middle East full description

Reconstruction of the Temple of Khnum, Esné

View of the Temple of Esna. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of the Temple of Esna. "Vue perspective du Temple au Nord d'Esné _Environs d'Esné (Latopolis)." Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view 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 a reconstruction of the temple of Khnum. at Esné
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; some foxing to sky and spotting to margins.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 435 by 608mm (17¼ by 24 inches).    €400
Stock No. 1981 - Middle East full description

The Temple of Hermonthis, Erment.

View of the temple of Hermonthis. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of the temple of Hermonthis. "Vue du Temple prise a l'Ouest_ Erment, (Hermonthis)" Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view of the temple of Hermonthis. 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 ruins of the temple of Hermonthis.
The temple was dedicated to Menthu a god whose name means "nomad". Menthu was associated with raging bulls, strength and war. He was also said to manifest himself in a white bull with a black face, which was referred to as the Bakha. Egypt's greatest general-kings called themselves Mighty Bulls, the sons of Menthu. Good dark impression; generally clean; some spotting to margins; remains of glue and tissue guard to upper margin.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 466 by 630mm (18¼ by 24¾ inches).    €350
Stock No. 1984 - Middle East full description

View of the Portico of the Temple of Hathor, Dendera.

Denderah ( Tentyris): Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke. Denderah ( Tentyris): "Vue Perspective de la Façade du Portique du Grand Temple" Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved double page view of the portico and façade of the Temple of Hathor, Dendera from volume IV of the "Antiquities "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; black & white, as issued; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The impressive plate shows the façade of the main Temple of Hathor, Dendera, historically called the Temple of Tentyra; built no later than the late Ptolemaic period. The temple, dedicated to Hathor, is one of the best preserved temples in all Egypt. Good dark impression; some spotting mainly to margins, a few to image.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 614 by 960mm (24¼ by 37¾ inches).    €2000
Stock No. 3196 - Middle East full description

View of the Island of Philae.

Île de Philae: Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke. Île de Philae: "Vue desMonuments de L'Ile et des Montagbes de Granit qui Environnent." Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved double page[ extended] view of Philae from volume I of the "Antiquities "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; black & white, as issued; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The extra large and impressive plate [plate 4] shows the whole complex on the Island of Philae with the mountiains behind Good dark impression; some minor light spotting ,mainly to margins,occasionally within the plate; browning to second fold; traces of glue from tissue guard[ removed ]to left margin, far from image and to right margin.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 495 by 1010mm (19½ by 39¾ inches).    €1500
Stock No. 3199 - Middle East full description

View of the Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza, at sunset.

Pyramides de Memphis: Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke. Pyramides de Memphis: "Vue Générale des Pyramides et du Sphinx. prise au soleil couchant." Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved double page view of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx from volume IV of the "Antiquities "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; black & white, as issued; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The impressive plate [plate 8] shows the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, at sunset, with various figures standing upon the head of the Sphinx taking measurements. Good dark impression; some minor light spotting mainly to margins, light foxing in places within the plate.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 515 by 935mm (20¼ by 36¾ inches).    €1500
Stock No. 3197 - Middle East full description

View of the Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza, at sunset.

Pyramides de Memphis: Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke. Pyramides de Memphis: "Vue Générale des Pyramides, prise du Sud-Est.." Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved double page view of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx from volume IV of the "Antiquities "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; black & white, as issued; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The impressive plate [ plate 7]shows the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Good dark impression; some light spotting mainly to margins, a few within plate.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 505 by 905mm (20 by 35¾ inches).    €1500
Stock No. 3198 - Middle East full description

Persia

Nova et Accurata Imperii Persici delineato. Ad usum Serenissimi Burgundiæ Ducis. Covens, Jean & Mortier, Corneille. Nova et Accurata Imperii Persici delineato. Ad usum Serenissimi Burgundiæ Ducis. Carte de Perse.

Amsterdam. Covens et Mortier c1741
Copper engraved map of Persia from Covens & Mortier's " Nieuwe Atlas, Inhoudennde vier Gedeeltens der Waereld.. " Original full wash colour; verso blank.
Black and white strap work title cartouche [as issued].
The map after Guillaume De l'Isle shows the Persian Empire. Dark impression; bright full wash colour; printed on heavy paper; old red crayon numbers to verso.
Koeman I: C&M 8:9, [C&M 10] 510 by 618mm (20 by 24¼ inches).    €400
Stock No. 3050 - Middle East full description

Turcicum Imperium.

Tabula Nova Imperii Turcarum, Arabum et Persarum. Covens, Jean & Mortier, Corneille. Tabula Nova Imperii Turcarum, Arabum et Persarum. Carte de la Turquie, de l'Arabie et de la Perse.

Amsterdam. Covens et Mortier c1741
Copper engraved map of Turkey, Arabia and Persia from Covens & Mortier's " Nieuwe Atlas, Inhoudennde vier Gedeeltens der Waereld.. " Original full wash colour; verso blank.
Black and white strap work title cartouche [as issued].
The map after Guillaume De l'Isle' shows the Turkish Empire, Arabia and Persia, with the surrounding countries. Dark impression; bright full wash colour; printed on heavy paper, light dampstain to upper corners; old red crayon numbers to verso.
Koeman I: C&M 8:85, [C&M 10] 498 by 577mm (19½ by 22¾ inches).    €500
Stock No. 3049 - Middle East full description

Egypt

Egypt. Dapper, Olfert. Egypt. "Nova Ægypti tabula." Amsterdam Jacob Meurs 1668
Copper engraved map of Egypt from Olfert Dapper's " Naukeurige Beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche Gewesten". Black & white ; verso blank
The map is oriented with north to the left, showing the course of the Nile , with the Red Sea and Arabia in the upper part of the plate. Along the Nile various large crocdiles roam; Dapper also indicates the Pyramids.
Decorative title cartouche and scale. Dark impression; toned; left and right margins extremely close.
290 by 365mm (11½ by 14¼ inches).    €200
Stock No. 2017 - Middle East full description


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