EGYPT divisee en ses COUZE CASSILIFS ou GOUVERNEMENTS.
Attractive map of Egypt. Title cartouche at left centre. Maps by Sanson in original colour are rare. Nicolas Sanson was founder of the French school of mapmakers, at a time when the leadership in European cartography passed from the Low Countries to France. This map was published in Brion’s treatise on globes. Nicolas Brion was a famous French mathematical and scientific instrument maker.
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Copper engraving. Original colour. Fine condition. Size: 20 x 27.5 cm. (8 x 11 inches).