Egypt Nile delta, historical map by Cellarius 1796
Title: Aegyptidelta Et Nili Ostia
Attractive map of the Nile delta in Egypt, the map shows many historical places. Original copperplate engraving, hand colored.
Map maker: Christophorus Cellarius (C. Keller) From: Geographia Antiqua London, 1796.
Engraver: W.H. Toms.
Christophorous Cellarius (1638-1707) A professor of Geography who held positions in Weimar and Halle Germany. Although the Ancient-Medieval-Modern division of history was used earlier by Italian Renaissance scholars Leonardo Bruni and Flavio Biondo, Cellarius' ''Universal History Divided into an Ancient, Medieval, and New Period'' helped popularize it.
Size: Sheet app.: 38.5 x 35.5 cm. 15 x 10 inches. Image app.: 30.5 x 20 cm. 12 x 8 inches. Condition: Folding map. In excellent condition.