Auction 112, Lot 699

"Egiptische Piramiden", Dapper, Olivier

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1668 (circa)

Publication: Naukeurige beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche gewesten

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 10.2 inches
35.6 x 25.9 cm

Fabulous copper engraving showing the pyramids and ancient monuments including an interesting depiction of the Sphinx. Dapper's important Description of Africa was one of the most important seventeenth century works about the continent, compiled from contemporary eye-witness sources.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/28/2005

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