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Antique Map Auction Sale No. 110 - closed 3/2/2005

Featuring 771 lots of rare antique maps, charts, pocket maps, globes and atlases
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Lot #651: "Statuum Marocca Norum, Regnorum nempe Fessani, Maroccani, Tafiletani et Segelomessani…" Johann Baptist Homann

Antique map chart Statuum Marocca Norum Regnorum nempe Fessani Marocca
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Estimate:
$475.00 - $550.00
Sold for: $475.00

Lot 651
By: Johann Baptist Homann
Subject: Africa - Northern
Date: 1728

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Condition: A
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Color: hand color

Size: 22 x 19 inches
55.9 x 48.3 cm

Large and very graphic map by the preeminent German cartographer of the 18th century. The map itself is very detailed showing the domains of desert tribes by means of little tent cities. It extends to include the Canary Islands and includes an inset of Madeira. In the upper left is a large pictorial cartouche with merchants, soldiers, wild animals, a view of Tanger and a sea battle. Below the map are two panoramic city views of Morocco (Marrakech) and Mequinetz (Meknes).

Tissue reinforced centerfold.

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