Auction 111, Lot 687

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

Subject: Africa - Northwestern

Period: 1670 (circa)

Publication: Naukeurige beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche

Color: Hand Color

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.


Condition: B

Binding trim to neatlines at upper sides, else very good.

Estimate: $275 - $325


Closed on 6/8/2005