Auction 123, Lot 762

"Gedeelte van Barbaryen, Waar in Legt 't Ryk van Algiers…", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

10.2 x 7.3 inches
25.9 x 18.5 cm

An elegant map covering the region of present-day northern Algeria. It is fully engraved with mountains and oasis and features a decorative title cartouche.


Condition: A

Lovely impression on strong paper. There is a faint damp stain in the lower corners, well away from the map.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/20/2008