Auction 123, Lot 757

"Egypten, Verdeelt in Zyne Twaalf Cassilifen of Landvoogdyen…", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 10.8 inches
20.3 x 27.4 cm

An attractive map of Egypt and the Nile Valley showing major cities and political divisions as well as nicely detailed mountains, pyramids, and oases. The map is decorated with a large title cartouche.

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Condition: A

A nice impression on a sheet with a faint damp stain in the lower left margin corner, well away from the map.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $140

Closed on 2/20/2008

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