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Rare 16th Century view of Cairo from a hillside opposite the Nile, published in Paris in 1575.

De Belleforest's view is drawn from Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Terrarum, the most important town book of the 16th Century.

Elaborate detail, including fortified walls, buildings, publish places, etc. A number of horsemen and other costumed figures in the foreground.

Condition Description
Minor fold split, repaired on verso.