Auction 112, Lot 689

"Arzylla, of Argille", Dapper, Olivier

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1668 (circa)

Publication: Naukeurige beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche gewesten

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.29 x 9 inches
33.8 x 22.9 cm

Lovely view of Arzilla on the Barbary coast of Africa. Dapper's important Description of Africa was one of the most important seventeenth century works about the continent, compiled from contemporary eye-witness sources.

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Condition: A

Light surface soil in margins, not affecting view.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/28/2005

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