"Egypte Moderne dict Chibet au Iour-dhuy", Sanson/Mariette
Period: 1660 (circa)
Publication: Cartes Generales Du Monde…
Color: Hand Color
15.5 x 16 inches
39.4 x 40.6 cm
Finely engraved map covering all of Egypt and part of the Arabian Peninsula. Good detail along the Nile with many villages named throughout the desert. Decorative cartouche in original uncolored state.
References: Phillips (A) 4260.
Good impression on fine paper with large watermark and wide margins. Just a hint of toning along centerfold.