North East Africa Red Sea Abyssinia Nile source as lake 1683 antique Mallet map
North East Africa Red Sea Abyssinia Nile source as lake 1683 antique Mallet map North East Africa Red Sea Abyssinia Nile source as lake 1683 antique Mallet map
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Empire des Abissins comme il est Presentement.

(Abyssinia, Nile River, Ethiopia, Mountains of the Moon, Nubia, Eastern Africa) .

Issued 1683, Paris, by Mallet.

Chamring little late 17th century engraved map, with lovely hand color.

Appears to show source of the Nile as a giant interior lake with mountains.

The map remains overall clean.

Sheet measures c. 7 7/8" H x 6 5/8" W.

Printed area measures c. 5 1/2" H x  4" W

[R17325].

Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 3, p. 199.