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Auction 132, Lot 664

"The Sea Coast of Barbary From Cape de Tenes to Cape de Rosa", Seller, John

Subject: Africa - Northern

Period: 1695 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Maritimus…

Color: Hand Color

20 x 15.5 inches
50.8 x 39.4 cm

This sea-chart shows the infamous Barbary coast Algeria, with part of Sardinia at upper right. Inset show the cities of Algiers and Bona, two of the notorious pirate bases. The map was engraved by James Bennett. This example has had Seller's imprint in the cartouche removed.


Condition: A

There are a couple minor edge tears, well away from the map.

Estimate: $220 - $275


Closed on 6/2/2010