Auction 133, Lot 660

"Partie de la Barbarie, ou est Le Royaume d'Alger divisee en ses Provinces. Partie du Biledulgerid, ou sont Tergorarin, Zeb, &c.", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Northern Africa - Algeria

Period: 1655 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

21.2 x 15.2 inches
53.8 x 38.6 cm

Nice map covering the region of present-day northern Algeria. The topography is shown to be quite mountainous with numerous oases located and shown in the European manner of forests. The title is engraved on a drape-style cartouche. Engraved by Joannes Some and published in Paris by Pierre Mariette.


Condition: A

The centerfold has been reinforced with tissue on verso and there is a minor extraneous vertical fold.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 9/1/2010