Auction 134, Lot 692

"Aegyptus", Langenes, Barent

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Caert-thresoor

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.4 inches
12.2 x 8.6 cm

This little map focuses on the Nile River valley with the Birdena Desert to the west and the Cofir Desert along the Red Sea. It was published by Cornelius Claesz and printed by Langenes in the first edition of the popular Map-treasury. Dutch text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) p. 80-82.

Condition: A

Dark impression with some minor soil in the margins.

Estimate: $110 - $160

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/1/2010