Mercator Africa Egypt 1695 Antique Map
Item #:32528
Title :Appendix Tab. III Africae Aegyptum Inferiorem Exhibens
Author :Mercator, Gerardus
Year :1/1/
Edition :2.00
Size :36.5x25cm
Condition :Fine
Publisher :Francois Halma
Location :Utrecht
Binding :none
Pages :1
Price :US$299
Decorative map of the northern coast of Africa, specifically lower Egypt; by Gerard Mercator, from his rendition of Ptolemy's Geography. Attractive details with sailing ships in the Mediterranean and an ornate cartouche. Originally published in 1578, this is is a later (ca 1695) edition from Francois Halma of Utrecht. In good condition. With a centerfold, as made for inclusion in the atlas folio. Some minor marginal corner folding mostly well away from image. Will matt beautifully. Hand-laid paper with chain lines; blank verso. Measurements are of the image; page size is much larger. Please see scan for exact condition of this fine copperplate engraving. Absolutely guaranteed original, antique map over 300 years old.
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