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Auction 101, Lot 465

"Africa Propria et Cyrenaica", Weigel, Christopher

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

14.8 x 12.8 inches
37.6 x 32.5 cm
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Covers the coastal regions of Lybia with the southern tip of Sicily and Malta. Weigel assigned Ptolemaic place names to then-current geography making this an interesting map. The interior is filled with an assembly of ancient coins and the title is engraved onto a stone block.


Condition: B

Toned along fold.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/4/2002