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Auction 118, Lot 871

"Egypte divisee en ses Douze Cassilifs, ou Gouvernemens…", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1699 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.8 x 10.8 inches
19.8 x 27.4 cm

Small, attractive map of Egypt and the Nile Valley showing major cities and political divisions as well as nicely detailed mountains and oases. The map is decorated with a large title cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter for a scarce pirated edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.

References:

Condition: A

Nice impression. Issued folded. Right lower margin with binding trim professionally extended.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $95

Closed on 3/6/2007

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