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
Afr. III Tab.
Map Maker Specifics
G. Mercator, 1578, Amsterdam
13.25 x 18 in. plus margins
Excellent for age. Slightly colored on bounderies, with issued center fold.