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Auction 196, Lot 676

"Aegyptus Antiqua Divisa in Nomos", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1662 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

20.4 x 14.9 inches
51.8 x 37.8 cm
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This uncommon map is based on the work of Pierre du Val, who is credited within the title cartouche. The map is oriented with north to the right and presents a detailed picture of the region between the fertile Nile River valley and the Red Sea. The strapwork title cartouche includes a dedication to Monsieur Doviat Sgr. de Montreuille by Duval. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #8650H:1B.

Condition: A

A dark impression with contemporary outline color on a bright sheet with some color offsetting at top right and a small stain in the bottom border.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/7/2024