Auction 116, Lot 810

"Royaume et Desert de Barca, et l'Aegypte divisee en ses Principales Parties", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Africa - Northern

Period: 1699 (published)


Color: Hand Color

10.8 x 6.5 inches
27.4 x 16.5 cm

An attractive map covering northern Africa from Tripoli to the Red Sea. The topography is mostly spurious with numerous mountain ranges and oases prominently located. The map is embellished with a bold title cartouche. Engraved by A. d'Winter.


Condition: A+

Two folds, as issued.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/20/2006