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Auction 118, Lot 803

"L'Arabie Petree, Deserte et Heureuse", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Arabia

Period: 1699 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.5 x 7.4 inches
24.1 x 18.8 cm

Beautiful, detailed map focused on the Arabian Peninsula filled with many place names, such as Oman. Much of the cartography is spurious with several mountain ranges delineated. The map was engraved by Antoine d'Winter, and it is graced with a delicate cartouche.

References:

Condition: A

Light printer's crease in map and a tiny hole in blank margin, else fine.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $210

Closed on 3/6/2007

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