Auction 123, Lot 763

"'T Gedeelte van Barbaryen Waar in Leggen de Ryken van Tunis en Tripoli…", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

11 x 7.2 inches
27.9 x 18.3 cm

An attractive small map of Tunis and Libya from a Dutch 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.


Condition: A

A lovely impression with a faint damp stain at the lower right marginal corners, well away from the map.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/20/2008