Auction 123, Lot 771

"Zanguebar, Getrokken uit Sanutus, enz. [on sheet with] T'Gedeelte van Zanguebar, Waar in de Kusten van Ajan, en Abex, enz. Getrokken uit Sanutus, enz.", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Africa - Eastern

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.7 x 7.2 inches
29.7 x 18.3 cm

Two maps on one sheet covering the eastern part of Africa. On the left is a map of Mozambique and Tanzania, and on the right is a larger map of the Horn of Africa with Somalia and Ethiopia including the Red Sea and western Saudi Arabia. The map provides a good amount of information, particularly on the major trading cities. From a Dutch edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.

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Condition: A+

Nice impression with folds as issued.

Estimate: $95 - $130

Sold for: $70

Closed on 2/20/2008

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