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Publisher: HOMANN, J.B.
Title: Aegyptus Hodierna.
Published in: Nurenberg, 1740
   
Size: 22.5 x 18.5 inches.
57.2 x 47.1 cm.
Colouring:

In original colours.
Condition: In attractive full colours. Paper slightly age-toned, mainly marginal, some discolouration to centerfold. Left margin has been altered. A good and dark impression.
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Scarce. A splendid map of ancient Egypt. West is at the top and the Nile bisects Egypt. A small inset shows the region around Alexandria to good detail. With the Red Sea, and some very fine cartouches with Pyramids, Nile waterfalls, the Sphinx and the Tombs of the Kings. Nile waterfalls, etc. The large vignette views etc. uncoloured, the map in full contemporary colour..

Johann Baptist Homann (1663-1724) was a German engraver and publisher, who established himself and his family as perhaps the most famous German map publishers. Following his death in 1724, the business continued under the name Homann Heirs. This Homann map is finely engraved, and in original wash colour and a uncoloured cartouche.




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