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Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: : Cairus qvae olim Babylon. Aegypti Maxima Urbs
Date: 1572      Size: 12 x 19 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: Stunning bird's-eye view of Cairo from the first atlas dedicated to city views, Braun & Hogenberg's 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum'. German text on verso. Rich original colour.
Map Ref: AFR3969
Cartographer: Giulio & Livio Sanuto
Title: : Africae Tabvla VIII
Date: 1588      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Egypt and the Red Sea. Black and white rare Ptolemaic map.
Map Ref: AFR3981
Cartographer: Giovanni Antonio Magini
Title: : Aegyptus
Date: 1596      Size: 7 x 5 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Early copper-engraved map of Egypt and the Nile Delta, centred on Cairo. Italian descriptive text below. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR3515
Cartographer: Giuseppe Rosaccio
Title: : Egitto Nuova Tavola
Date: 1599      Size: 10 x 7 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Early copper-engraved map of Egypt and the Nile Delta. Embellished with a galley and a crudely-drawn sea monster.
Map Ref: AFR2366
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Natoliae Quae Olim Asia Min:or, Nova Descriptio. | Aegypti Re Centior de Scriptio | Carthaginis Celeberrimi Sinus Typus
Date: 1606      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Three maps on one page showing Turkey, Egypt, and the ancient city of Carthage (modern-day Tunis). English text on verso. Coloured. [Ort:174]
Map Ref: AFR5183
Cartographer: Petrus Bertius
Title: : Aegyptus
Date: 1616      Size: 5 x 4 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Early miniature atlas map of the Nile River delta, with decorative cartouche. Coloured
Map Ref: AFR5008
Cartographer: Petrus Bertius
Title: : Description de la Mer Rovge
Date: 1618      Size: 5 x 4 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Red Sea. Miniature map. Black and white woodcut.
Map Ref: AFR2991
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Aegyptus
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: Early map of Egypt. Published in "Hakluytus Posthomous or Purchas his Pilgrimis, contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells, by Englishmen and others". Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5951
Cartographer: John Ogilby
Title: : The City Cairus: De Stadt Cairus
Date: 1670      Size: 15 x 11 inches
Published: London
Description: Fabulously detailed bird's-eye view of Cairo showing individual buildings and with reference to important sites in English and Dutch. The Pyramids of Giza can be seen on the far right. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5368
Cartographer: Petrus Montanus
Title: : Nova Aegypti Tabula
Date: c. 1673      Size: 14 x 11 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Striking copper-engraved map of Egypt, oriented east. Adorned with ships and two elaborate figurative cartouches. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5179
Cartographer: Pierre Duval
Title: : Nubia
Date: c. 1680      Size: 5 x 4 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Miniature map of the ancient kingdom of Nubia in modern-day Sudan. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5998
Cartographer: Nicolas Sanson
Title: : Egypte divisée en ses Douze Cassilifs, ou Governemens
Date: 1683      Size: 8 x 11 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Nicolas Sanson's attractive map of Egypt extends from the Mediterranean Sea in the north to Aswan in the south. Most of the detail focuses on the Nile Valley. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR6015
Cartographer: Alain Manesson Mallet
Title: : Egypte Moderne
Date: 1683      Size: 4 x 6 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Miniature map of Epypt with decorative cartouche. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5503
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: : Aegypt
Date: 1688      Size: 5 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Egypt. Detailed miniature map with descriptive text on verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5888
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: : Habessinia seu Abassia at Ethiopia
Date: 1688      Size: 5 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Charming miniature map of the historical kingdom of Abyssinia, covering modern-day Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Djibouti. Uncommon original hand-colour.
Map Ref: AFR5999
Cartographer: Johann Ulrich Muller
Title: : [Nubia]
Date: 1692      Size: 3 x 6 inches
Published: Ulm
Description: Miniature German atlas map of Nubia, now southern Egypt and Sudan. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR2820