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EGYPT, Pierre Du Val, Cluver, Jansson, antique map 1661

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AEGYPTUS ANTIQUA

Diviso in Nomos

by Pierre Du Val


Published by Johannes Janssonium, Amsterdam 1661 in Philipp Cluver's "Introductionis in Universam Geographiam, Tam Veterem Quam Novam Libri VI ."

An original 17th century copper engraved miniature antique map of Ancient Egypt.

The map is orientated with north to the right.

An interesting map printed on robust hand laid paper, blank verso. Enhanced with attractive later hand colouring.

Worm damage to the upper and lower central margin area has been reinforced verso as seen, map area not affected. Centre fold as issued.

Approx. 8" x 6" (200mm x 155mm) map area only, with full margins beyond.

A scarce map.


Philipp Cluver (1580 -1622) was an early German geographer and historian who published a number of works on the antiquities of Germany, Sicily, and the Rhine valley.

He went on to produce a number of miniature atlases including the Introductionis in Universam Geographiam which was published after his death from 1624 onwards.

This example is from Jansson's edition of 1661.

The maps were engraved by several leading cartographers of the time, predominantly by Pieter Van Den Keere, and others by Abraham Goos, Pierre Du Val and Abraham Ortelius.

A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 350 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

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