Auction 115, Lot 739

"Partie de l'Afrique en deca de l'Equateur Comprenau l'Egypte, la Barbarie, la Nigritie &c.", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Africa - Northern

Period: 1786 (dated)

Publication: Atlas General, civil, ecclesiastique et militaire

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.3 x 10.8 inches
31.2 x 27.4 cm

An attractive map represents the region north of the Equator. The Nile rises from two small lakes in the Monts de la Lune. The map is adorned with a decorative title cartouche and is surrounded in an elaborately engraved, rococo style border that was printed from a separate copperplate.

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Condition: A

Original color.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/21/2006

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