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Jean Picart:  La Baqrbarie et l'Egypte / Sein De Carrage / Aegypte

Maps of North Africa


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Title: La Baqrbarie et l'Egypte / Sein De Carrage / Aegypte

Map Maker: Jean Picart

Place / Date: Paris / 1657 ca

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 7.5 x 5.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $125.00

Inventory ID: 32471


Description:

Rare set of 3 maps of Egypt and North Africa, which appeared in Picart's Tresor des carte Geographiques, published in Paris.

Picart's map is based upon Jansson's map, published in his Atlas Minor in 1628.  The first French version of the map was published by Jean Boisseau in 1643, followed by this rare map by Picart, first published in 1651. 

The map is extremely rare, with no appearances in AMPR in the past 30 years.


Related Categories:
Maps of Egypt
Maps of North Africa