Beautifully engraved, the whole of Alexandria is depicted, as seen from the port. Numerous buildings are illustrated within the city walls, with mountains all around the city.Fifteen locations are alphabetically identified throughout the city, including several mosques, the lighthouse, the Nile canal that flows through the city, and the site of the martyrdom of St. Two different indexes are included, one in French in the upper right corner, and a second in Dutch in the upper left corner. Several large ships, and even more smaller ones, can be seen navigating the harbor, with the harbor fortress guarding the entrance to the port.
This view was created by Olfert Dapper and published by in the French edition of Description of Africa entitled Description de L'Afrique and published in 1686. Size: Printed area measures 10.5 inches high by 13.75 inches wide. Verso repair of centerfold separation. If your address is a P.
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Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item "1686 Dapper View of Alexandria, Egypt" is in sale since Thursday, August 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "geographicusmaps" and is located in Brooklyn, New York.This item can be shipped worldwide.