Egypt maps Aegyptus Antiqua Divisa Janssonius 1677 Title: Aegyptus Antiqua Divisa in Nomos Authore P. Duval Abbevilliense Regis Christianissimi Geographo. Description: An exceptional map of Egypt covers also a part of Libya, oriented with North to the right.
A decorative title cartouche at higher left with a note: A Monsieur Monsieur Doviat Sgr. Duval Géographe de sa Maiesté. Janssonius' maps are similar to those of Blaeu, and he is often accused of copying from his rival, but many of his maps predate those of Blaeu and/or covered different regions. By 1660, at which point the atlas bore the appropriate name "Atlas Major", there were 11 volumes, containing the work of about a hundred credited authors and engravers.
It included a description of "most of the cities of the world" (Townatlas), of the waterworld (Atlas Maritimus in 33 maps), and of the Ancient World (60 maps). The eleventh volume was the Atlas of the Heavens by Andreas Cellarius. Editions were printed in Dutch, Latin, French, and a few times in German. Map maker: Johannes Janssonius (1588, Arnhem buried July 11, 1664, Amsterdam) (born Jan Janszoon, in English often incorrect Jan Jansson) was a Dutch cartographer and publisher who lived and worked in Amsterdam in the 17th century.16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints. We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints. A Certificate of Authenticity (COA) will be supplied on request.
59 x 51.5 cm. 23.5 x 19.75 inches.Image app: 51 x 38 cm. Condition: Fine map in excellent condition, centerfold as published. For the complete Map and Print collection visit our online site. Map and Maps Cartography of the World. Always real antique maps - Always original - Never reproductions. Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech, China, Croatia, Denmark, Dubai, Egypt, Estonia, Finland France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Hong Kong, Japan, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kuwait, Letonia (Republic of Latvia), Lithuania, Luxemburg, Mexico, Netherlands (Holland), Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Servia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Ukraine. The item "Egypt maps Aegyptus Antiqua Divisa Janssonius 1677" is in sale since Friday, February 21, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "mapandmaps" and is located in Europe. This item can be shipped worldwide.