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Number: 2414
Continent: Africa
Region: North
Place Names: Cairo
Year of Origin: 1575
Title: Le Grand Caire. Cairus, quae olim Babylon , Aegypti Maxima Urbs
Sub-Title:
Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
Height: 33.1
Width: 48.5
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale:
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Franz Hogenberg
Georg Braun
Engraver:
Publisher: Francois de Belleforest
Other Contributors:
Northernmost Latitude: 30.4
Southernmost Latitude: 28.8
Westernmost Longitude: 31.0
Easternmost Longitude: 31.5
Measurement Notes: modern estimate
Notes: The first and only edition. Scarce view of Cairo by Francois De Belleforest, which appeared in the 1575 French edition of Munster's Cosmographia. Derived from the famous Braun-Hogenberg's plan see map 2413, this is a rare woodcut.
Last updated: Jun 1, 2014