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Lot 0124
  • Title/Content of Map: 1578 Mercator Map of Egypt and Parts of N Africa -- Afr. III Tab.
  • Date Printed: 1578 Amsterdam
  • Cartographer: G. Mercator
  • Size: 13.25 x 18 in.

    This is a detailed map of Northeast Africa, including today's Egypt and parts of Libya. This is Mercator's Ptolemaic map of Libya and Egypt. While one would expect that the Nile would dominate, there is competition from the pictured lions, strutz, chameleon and dragon. Latin verso.

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  • Location: This item ships from Ohio

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  • Condition

    Excellent for age. Slightly colored on bounderies, with issued center fold.

    Starting Bid

    $1.00

    Buyer's Premium

    • 15%

    Mercator: Antique Map of Egypt and of N Africa, 1578

    Estimate $200 - $225Jan 31, 2018
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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