Auction 112, Lot 694

"Carte des Cotes de Barbarie ou les Royaumes de Maroc, de Fez, d'Alger, de Tunis, et de Tripoli avec les Pays Circonvoisins", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1762 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.3 x 12 inches
43.9 x 30.5 cm

Early edition of this attractive map of the Mediterranean with the major focus being the Barbary coast of Africa. Good detail of the region with numerous place names. Includes portions of Morocco, Algeria, Libya and Egypt. Handsome title cartouche showing two Arab merchants at an oasis, uncolored as issued.


Condition: B

Wide margins and a large watermark of a rosary. A little light scattered foxing, else very good.

Estimate: $140 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/28/2005