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From the "Accuratissima Orbis Antiqui Delineatio" with a text written by Georgius Hornius. An attractive map of Egypt and the River Nile, oriented with north to the right. Mountain ranges are represented pictorially and sailing ships are pictured in the Red Sea. A bold and decorative title cartouche is to the upper left corner.
region: Maps of Northern Africa
mapmaker: J. Jansson
place and date of publication: Amsterdam 1652-c.1740
medium and colour: Copperplate, Colouredref: 40148
size in mm: 380 by 515mm (15 by 20.25 inches).
literature: Koeman / Van Der Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici [8650H:1A]
Price: £ 360
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