Auction 104, Lot 593

"[Set of 5] North Africa or Barbary I-V", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1853 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 12.5 inches
38.1 x 31.8 cm

A fine set of steel engraved maps that cover the region from Morocco east to Tripoli and Western Egypt. All follow the coast and are filled with fascinating information and details. Included in the set are I - Marocco; II - Algier; III - Tunis and Part of Tripoli; IV - Tripoli; V - Parts of Tripoli and Egypt. First sheet includes a large and detailed plan of the walled city of Marocco that locates eleven important buildings and twenty-six Mosques. All measure approximately 15 x 12.5". Keyboard style borders.

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Condition: A+

Overall fine with light soil in a couple of margins.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/10/2003

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