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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.

1578 Mercator Map of Egypt and Parts of N Africa

SKU: 2231
  • Title

    Afr. III Tab.

  • Map Maker Specifics

    G. Mercator, 1578, Amsterdam

  • Size

    13.25 x 18 in. plus margins

  • Condition

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

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