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Auction 106, Lot 529

"Partie de l'Afrique en deca de l'Equateur Comprenau l'Egypte, la Barbarie, la Nigritie &c.", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Africa - Northern

Period: 1766 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

12.5 x 11 inches
31.8 x 27.9 cm
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An attractive map of the region north of the Equator. The Nile rises from two small lakes in the Monts de la Lune. Includes a decorative title cartouche and is surrounded in an elaborately engraved rococo style border, which is printed from a separate copperplate.


Condition: A

Faint toning along centerfold and close trimmed at top, as issued.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/3/2004