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Auction 118, Lot 864

"Singularitez Curieuses des Royaumes de Maroc et de Fez dans la Barbarie", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 14 inches
43.2 x 35.6 cm

Very decorative sheet with illustrated views of the people and customs of the Barbary Coast as well as a small map (6.5 x 4.3") of the region entitled La Barbarie. The text in the center of the sheet describes the Kingdoms of Morocco and Fez and their resident's habits in dress, marriage and burials. The punishment of a criminal is depicted in the top right view.

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Condition: B

Attractive color with a professionally repaired tear on centerfold affecting only the text.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/6/2007

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