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Antique map-EGYPT AND NILE DELTA-Cellarius-1731

Antique map-EGYPT AND NILE DELTA-Cellarius-1731

Antique map-EGYPT AND NILE DELTA-Cellarius-1731
Original Antique Maps and Prints. Antique map-EGYPT AND NILE DELTA-Cellarius-1731. Description: This authentic print originates from:'Notitia orbis antiqui, sive geographia plenior �', by Christoph Cellarius, ed. Published in Leipzig by Johann Frederick Gleditsch in 1731-32. An early standard work on the geography of Classical Antiquity first published in 1686.

Artists and Engravers: Author: Christoph Cellarius (1638 - 1707) or Christopher Keller was a German scholar, historian and textbook publisher. Cellarius held academic positions in both Weimar and Halle. Cellarius's most important work was his 1683 publication of'A Universal History Divided into an Ancient, Medieval, and New Period. It was in this work that the concept of history as divisible into three distinct periods (Ancient History, Mediaeval History, and Modern History) was introduced. It had great impact on the way future historians would interpret the past.

Subject: Map:'Aegypti Delta et Nili Ostia. Egypt Delta and the Nile Estuary. With decorative cartouche showing a river god and cornucopia's, symbolizing abundance. Condition: Size (in cm): The overall size is ca.

The image size is ca. Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 14.2 x 9.4 inch. 11.8 x 7.9 inch.

Medium: Original copperplate engraving on verge type hand laid paper. ThePrintsCollector Peter Cornelissen, Margo van Latum - van Dongen, Frank van Latum Zeeland - The Netherlands. We guarantee our items to be genuine original.

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The item "Antique map-EGYPT AND NILE DELTA-Cellarius-1731" is in sale since Friday, October 30, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "theprintscollectoruk" and is located in Zeeland. This item can be shipped worldwide.


Antique map-EGYPT AND NILE DELTA-Cellarius-1731