"De Stadt Alexandrie of Scanderik - The City of Alexandria or Scanderik", Dapper, Olivier
Period: 1668 (circa)
Publication: Naukeurige beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche gewesten
Color: Hand Color
13.8 x 10.3 inches
35.1 x 26.2 cm
Superb bird's-eye plan/view of the coastal city of Alexandria with various types of ships and boats in the harbor. Keys in both Dutch and English flank the title. Dapper's important Description of Africa was one of the most important seventeenth century works about the continent, compiled from contemporary eye-witness sources.