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Auction 118, Lot 869

"Partie de Barbarie, ou Sont les Royaumes de Tunis, et Tripoli…", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1699 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.1 x 7.2 inches
28.2 x 18.3 cm

An attractive small map of Tunis and Libya from a scarce pirated edition of Sanson's pocket atlas, engraved by Antoine d'Winter. The map is filled with rivers, oases, cities and mountains, and is decorated with a graceful cartouche.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $95

Closed on 3/6/2007

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