Auction 103, Lot 516

"Le Coste di Barbaria...", Cassini, Giovanni Maria

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1799 (dated)

Publication: Nuovo atlante geografico universale

Color: Hand Color

18.6 x 13.4 inches
47.2 x 34 cm

Decorative and well-engraved map of North Africa, from Morocco to Libya, including much of the Mediterranean. Map shows caravan routes, mountains, villages and towns with most detail shown along coastal regions. Shows the major walled cities including Morocco and Tripoli. Very large and scenic cartouche with figures and a leopard.

References: Phillips (A) 670.

Condition: A

Very light surface soiling in blank area, still very good.

Estimate: $300 - $350


Closed on 6/11/2003