Auction 107, Lot 522

"Alexandria…", Braun & Hogenberg

Subject: Alexandria, Egypt

Period: 1575 (circa)

Publication: Civitates Orbis Terrarum

Color: Black & White

Size:
19 x 14.1 inches
48.3 x 35.8 cm

Fabulous bird's-eye view of this famous city with the mosque dominating the skyline. The city is surrounded by countryside with people and camels, and the foreground depicts many boats and ships.

References:

Condition: B

Terrific impression. Two light water stains in lower corners and one small spot in upper left corner of map.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $350

Closed on 6/9/2004

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