Auction 108, Lot 606

"Nova Aegypti Tabula", Dapper, Olivier

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1670 (circa)

Publication: Naukeurige beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.5 x 11.4 inches
36.8 x 29 cm

Very uncommon map of northern Egypt and the Red Sea based on Blaeu's rare chart of the same title. The map is oriented with north to the left. Two groups of pyramids are shown. Finely ornamented with title and distance scale cartouches.

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Condition: A

Narrow, but adequate, margins as issued.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/29/2004

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