MAP OF EGYPT AND THE GULF
“Nova Aegypti Tabula“. Copper engraving published in Amsterdam aprox. 1670 by Olfert Dapper, in his Naukeurige Beschrijvinghe der Afrikaensche gewesten, with later hand colouring. Size. 29 x 36,5 cm.
Very uncommon map of northern Egypt and the Red Sea based on Blaeu´s rare chart of the same title. The map is oriented with north to the left. Two groups of pyramids are shown. Crocodiles are depicted alongside of the Nile. Finely ornamented with title and distance scale cartouches.
Price: Euro 225,-