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Auction 118, Lot 867

"Royaume de Fez divise en sept Provinces…", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Northwestern Africa

Period: 1699 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.4 x 8 inches
26.4 x 20.3 cm

Charming and finely engraved map of the Kingdom of Fez in Morocco filled with mountain ranges, oases and cities. The map is surmounted by a striking, strapwork cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter for a scarce pirated edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.

References:

Condition: A

Top margin narrow but sufficient for framing. The map has a couple of printer's creases at the right, still nice.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/6/2007

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