Auction 111, Lot 681

"Nova Aegypti Tabula", Dapper, Olivier

Subject: Egypt & Red Sea

Period: 1670 (circa)

Publication: Naukeurige beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche

Color: Hand Color

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.


Condition: B

Narrow margins, top and sides, with paper added to side margins. Couple of faint stains and surface soil.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/8/2005