Auction 121, Lot 776

"Royme. et Desert de Barca et l'Egypte Divisee en ses douze Caffifs, ou Gouvernements", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Africa - Northern

Period: 1679 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

20 x 13 inches
50.8 x 33 cm

An attractive map covering northern Africa from Tripoli to Egypt and the Red Sea. The topography is rather sketchy with mountain ranges and oases noted prominently. The map is adorned with a pyramid-flanked cartouche.


Condition: A

A nice impression with original outline color. One light crease in the map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/26/2007