Auction 123, Lot 661

"Syrien, en Diarbeek verdeelt in hunne Scheidingen", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.2 x 7.2 inches
25.9 x 18.3 cm

Lovely map of Iraq, Syria, the Holy Land and Cyprus bordered by Greece, Turkey and Iran. The map shows great detail of towns, cities and topography, and names Jerusalem, Damascus, and Baghdad. The title is enclosed in a graceful, wreath-style cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/20/2008

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