Auction 100, Lot 440

"Fessae et Marocchi Regna", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northwestern Africa

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 14 inches
48.3 x 35.6 cm

Richly embellished map of Morocco with a large inset titled "Penon de Velez" showing a fort on the Barbary coast. The map includes the Canary islands and Madera. Three strapwork cartouches complete the composition and the sea is filled with ships and a sea monster. French text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Couple of minor repairs in margins, else very fine with lovely original color.

Estimate: $550 - $600

Unsold

Closed on 9/12/2002

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