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