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Auction 118, Lot 777

"Sorie, et Diarbeck divises en leurs Parties", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1699 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.1 x 7.3 inches
25.7 x 18.5 cm
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Lovely map of Iraq, Syria, the Holy Land and Cyprus bordered by Greece, Turkey and Iran. The maps shows great detail of towns, cities and topography, and names Jerusalem, Damascus, Baghdad and Mosul. The title in enclosed in a graceful, wreath-style cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter for a scarce pirated edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.


Condition: A

Tiny hole in generous left margin, not affecting map.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/6/2007