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Auction 197, Lot 688

"Aegyptus Antiqua Divisa in Nomos Auth. P. duVal", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1676 (circa)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographiam

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 nice impression with minor extraneous creasing in the margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 4/24/2024