Aegyptus Hodierna Ex itinerario Celeberrimi viri Pauli Lucae, Franci desumta ac novissime repraesentata. John Baptist Homann.

Aegyptus Hodierna Ex itinerario Celeberrimi viri Pauli Lucae, Franci desumta ac novissime repraesentata.

1720. Nuremberg: 1712.

21.5 x 18.25 inches. Framed map, hand-colored; frame lightly scuffed, map in very good condition. Not examined out of frame.

§ Striking full color example of Homann’s decorative map of Egypt which focuses on the Nile River Valley from the Mediterranean to below the first cataract at the confluence of the White and Blue Nile. Nearly a third of the map is engraved with fascinating scenes of the cataracts, the Sphinx, pyramids, various antiquities, scenes of embalming, and ancient furnaces. Item #124251

Price: $1,500.00

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