Auction 107, Lot 531

"Fezzae et Marocchi Regna Africae Celeberrima", Dapper, Olivier

Subject: Northwestern Africa

Period: 1670 (circa)

Publication: Naukeurige beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 10.6 inches
35.6 x 26.9 cm

Decorative map of Morocco based on Blaeu's map of the same title. It is oriented with north on the right and includes the Strait of Gibraltar. The sea is filled with several different types of ships and the title cartouche is beautifully rendered with a merchant, warrior, camel, oxen and cherubs.

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Condition: A

Crisp impression and lovely color. One tiny spot, still very good.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/9/2004

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