This is an uncommon map of Upper Egypt and part of the Red Sea. The map is oriented with north to the right. The pyramids are shown but not highlighted. While many settlements are shown, the largest is Alexandria. Finely ornamented with title cartouche. French text on verso.
1653 DuVal Map of Upper Egypt
Aegyptus Antiqua Divisa in Nomos
Map Maker Specifics
P DuVal, 1653, Amsterdam
14.8 x 20.5 in. plus margins
Excellent-very good. Nice clear strike on thick paper stock. Slight toning, noticeable at the extreme msargins. Nice color outlines. Wide upper and lower margins and issued centerfold.