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Samuel Purchas / Jodocus Hondius:  Aegyptus

Maps of Egypt


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Title: Aegyptus

Map Maker: Samuel Purchas /  Jodocus Hondius

Place / Date: London / 1625

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 8 x 6 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $125.00

Inventory ID: 46585


Description:

Attractive map of Egypt tracking the Nile from Asuan to the Mediterreanean and extending East to the Red Sea, based upon a larger map by Hondius.

Includes two cartouches. From the 1625-26 edition of Purchas His Pilgrims, one of the seminal early 17th Century English Language travel works. On a 13 x 9 inch sheet with English text, front and back.


Condition Description: small hole in image


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