Auction 109, Lot 677

"Le Coste di Barbaria ouvero I Regni di Marocco, di Fez, di Algeri di Tunisis, e di Tripoli…", Cassini, Giovanni Maria

Subject: Africa - Northern

Period: 1799 (dated)

Publication: Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 13.2 inches
47 x 33.5 cm

Very uncommon map of the northern part of Africa extending to include much of the Mediterranean. Caravan routes are shown in the desert regions. The large scenic cartouche features a leopard attacking a man.

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Condition: A

Bit of nearly invisible foxing, overall very good.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/1/2004

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