"De Stadt Alexandrie of Scanderik / La Ville de Alexandrie ou Scanderik, en Egypte", Aa, Pieter van der
Subject: Alexandria, Egypt
Period: 1729 (circa)
Publication: La Galerie Agreable Du Monde
Color: Black & White
13.8 x 10.3 inches
35.1 x 26.2 cm
This superb bird's-eye plan/view depicts the coastal city of Alexandria with various types of ships and boats in the harbor. Keys in both Dutch and French flank the title. It is a slightly revised edition of a view that first appeared in Ogilby's book on Africa in 1670.
References: Phillips (Atlases) #3485 v. 60, no. 1 #8.
A dark impression on watermarked paper.