"Royme. et Desert de Barca et l'Egypte Divisee en ses douze Caffifs, ou Gouvernements", Sanson, Nicolas
Subject: Africa - Northern
Period: 1679 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
20 x 13 inches
50.8 x 33 cm
An attractive map covering northern Africa from Tripoli to Egypt and the Red Sea. The topography is rather sketchy with mountain ranges and oases noted prominently. The map is adorned with a pyramid-flanked cartouche.
A nice impression with original outline color. One light crease in the map.