Auction 104, Lot 591

"In Notitiam Ecclesiasticam Africae Tabula Geographica", Delisle, Guillaume

Subject: Northern Africa & Western Mediterranean

Period: 1700 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Geographique et Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
25.5 x 19.3 inches
64.8 x 49 cm

Boldly engraved map decorated with three uncolored cartouches. Good detail along the northern coast from Morocco to Libya. Covers the Mediterranean, plus the islands of Sardinia, Corsica, Majorca, Minorca, Malta, etc. A rarely seen issue engraved by Joan Bap. Liebaux - not the more common Covens & Mortier edition.

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Condition: A

Fine impression and original color. Faint trace of toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Unsold

Closed on 9/10/2003

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