Ancient Egypt North Africa w/ Libya 1661 Jansson du Val charming miniature mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Aegyptus Antiqua Divisia in Nomos by P. du Val.
(Africa, Egypt, Ancient Egypt, Nile River).
Issued 1661, Amsterdam by J. Jansson. Engraved by Pieter van der Keere.
Mid 17th century engraved miniature map. North is oriented to the right, title within scroll cartouche topped by winged cherub at top left.
Nice looking example, dark impression, clean, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 7 7/8" H x 8 1/8" W.
Engraved area measures c. 6" H x 8" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, pp. 428-430.