"Alexandria Aegypti emporium...."  Copper etching. Original hand-coloring. Published in "Civitates Orbis Terrarum"  By Georg Braun (1541-1622) and Frans Hogenberg (1535 - 1590), Cologne, ca. 1580.

City views, Egypt, Alexandria

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"Alexandria Aegypti emporium...."

Copper etching. Original hand-coloring. Published in "Civitates Orbis Terrarum"

By Georg Braun (1541-1622) and Frans Hogenberg (1535 - 1590), Cologne, ca. 1580.

A highly decorative bird's eye view of this antique city in the delta of the Nile river.

Verso: descriptive text in Latin

Reenforced bottom margin and along centerfold.

Alongside centerfold are traces of age and use.. Otherwise very nice condition

36 x 48 cm (ca. 14.2 x 19")

 


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