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Auction 184, Lot 721

"Aegyptus Antiqua Divisa in Nomos", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1661 (circa)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

8.3 x 6.3 inches
21.1 x 16 cm
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This charming small map is oriented with north on the right. It presents a detailed picture of the region between the fertile Nile River valley and the Red Sea. The map is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche with a credit to Pierre du Val.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.CLUV-6a #44.

Condition: A

A sharp impression on watermarked paper with gilt highlights in the cartouche.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 9/15/2021